Angela Marisa Mendola was born and raised in New York City. Angela wrote her first poem when she was only eleven years old. She studied creative writing at New York University.

Mendola's style has been described as "avant-garde", metaphysical yet humanistic. She often expresses in words what we often cannot. Her work is inspirational and covers a span of the last few decades of a young woman coming of age in a fearless and honest way. She also writes about historical aspects of our time, love, loss, death and rebirth. 

When she is not writing, or participating in poetry readings, Mendola continues to focus on her 25 year career in the newswire and media industry where she ran two feature news services. She is well recognized in PR industry for conducting many national feature news workshops, and webinars with media. Angela also lectures at major universities to participate in their journalism, communications programs to help students with feature writing and storytelling.