Can you guess next week’s authortunity angel? Guess as many times as you like in the comments below. First person to guess correctly gets a paid year subscription to Authortunities, a $50 USD value. If you already have a subscription, then it will be extended a month. You can check out all the calendar newsletters here. The winner will be announced in next week’s Authortunities on July 19 and during Authortunities Forecast. Good luck!

Congratulations to last week’s winner Jennifer Wilson who won a free subscription to Authortunities by being the first to guess Henry David Thoreau correctly.

 Here are your clues:

  • This angel achieved prominence as a poet, author of short stories and dramas, newspaper columnist, activist for women’s rights, and editor of two anthologies.
  • Married three times, this angel also had intimate relationships with women.
  • She once wrote in her diary, “Damn bad luck I have with my pen. Some fate has decreed I shall never make money by it”.

Can you guess who this author might be?

Prize is transferrable but can not be exchanged for cash value.

Angela Yuriko Smith

By Angela Yuriko Smith

Angela Yuriko Smith is a third-generation Shimanchu-American and award-winning poet, author, and publisher with 20+ years of experience as a professional writer in nonfiction. Publisher of Space & Time magazine (est. 1966), producer of the Exercise Your Writes YouTube podcast, two-time Bram Stoker Awards® Winner, and HWA Mentor of the Year for 2020. She shares a weekly calendar of author opportunities at

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