Angela M. Barnes

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General Information

Name: Angela M. Barnes

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: 1949 in St. Louis Missouri



Illinois Connection

Barnes moved to Fairview Heights in 2008 after marrying her husband, Robert Haug. They live in the house that Robert built himself over 58 years ago in unincorporated Fairview Heights and are surrounded by trees, nature and woods.

Biographical and Professional Information

Angela Barnes is a published author, poet, and song writer, and a powerful and candid speaker. She generously shares her candor and stark naked truth about life with humor and honor. Angela is a creative catalyst who loves engaging with audiences and hosting healing writing workshops, virtually and in person. Angela is the founder of Heart Spoken Words, a site dedicated to her writing that seeks to spark the truth in others. She is passionate about charitable organizations and founded the 90-pound heavyweight Janet Barnes Legacy Foundation, honoring her mother’s life and legacy.

A former non-profit administrator and a real estate entrepreneur, Angela has a BS in Business and a Master’s in Public Administration. She has published 3 books and is actively involved with the St Louis Writers Guild and the St. Louis Publishers Association. She loves to travel, write, walk, and cook, especially with her love and life partner, Bob.

Published Works

90-POUND HEAVYWEIGHT: The Life and Triumph of Janet Barnes, Heart Spoken Words LLC, 2015

Titles at Your Library

90-POUND HEAVYWEIGHT: the Life and Triumph of Janet Barnes: Celebrate the legacy of her unsinkable and unstoppable fighting spirit!

ISBN: 1938121058
Release Date: 2015-05-10

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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100% of all royalties go to support the 90-pound heavyweight Janet Barnes Legacy Foundation a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to sharing the unstoppable spirit of Janet Barnes. You may contact for more information. Preference is given to groups and organizations desiring to share the story and learn more of the 90-pound heavyweight Janet Barnes Legacy Foundation.

External Links

Angela M. Barnes on WorldCat


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