Writer Bios


Angela Johnson is a writer, reader, thinker and speaker with one daily goal: to live a useful life, content but never complacent. Her fiction has been published in online literary journals and she is a 2012 finalist in The Loft Literary Center’s Mentor Series for creative prose. As editor of Edina Magazine, Angela loves to develop informative stories about the many interesting and inspiring local personalities, artists, educators, entrepreneurs and volunteers. When Angela isn’t writing or reading, she loves to laugh with her friends, make memories with her children and hold hands with her husband. Email Angela your story ideas or feedback!


The rooftop restaurant at Restoration Hardware in Edina.
New Restoration Hardware in Edina gives shoppers something extra.
Ava Mehta, the Edina girl who will compete in the National All-American Miss pageant
Ava Mehta has already learned a lot from her pageant experience.
A woman attends the Living and Leading a Purposeful Life event hosted by the Edina Chamber of Commerce
The Edina Chamber's "Living and Leading a Purposeful Life" event will feature guest speakers, partnership opportunities and more.
Bags filled with products from Coccinella, a Turkish boutique at 50th and France in Edina.
Coccinella offers Turkish towels, exclusive olive oils and vinegars and much more.
A female red winged blackbird photographed for the Images of Edina photo contest.
Lisa Asp’s submission to the Images of Edina photo contest showcases a beautiful female Red Winged Blackbird.
Ceramics sit on a shelf at the Edina Fall Into the Arts Festival
The 16th annual Edina Fall into the Arts Festival benefits the Edina Crime Prevention Fund, which helps to keep residents safe.
Jazz artist Cade Bittner, whose album I've Gotta Be Me will support charity.
In September, local recording artist Cade Bittner will release his first full-length album titled "I’ve Gotta Be Me."
A photo of Nine Mile Creek submitted to the 2018 Images of Edina photo contest.
Local photographer finds peace at Nine Mile Creek