News & Events

April 11, 2019 – Small Press Distribution has listed Animul/Flame as a SPD Recommends book.

March 29, 2019 – FRESH WORDS! Join Michelle and Jeffrey Morgan, Winner of the Minds On Fire Open Book Prize, at the Conduit Booth T7024 on Friday, March 29 at 11-12 at AWP in Portland, Oregon where they will be signing their books!







12/19/18 – Animul/Flame has been chosen by Bob Hicok as the Winner of the 2018 Marystina Santiestevan First Book Prize for Conduit Books & Ephemera. Learn more about Conduit Books and the Marystina Santiestevan First Book Prize.

9/15/18 – Pleased to announce that Michelle’s manuscript, Animul/Flame, was a finalist for the Inlandia Institute/Hillary Gravendyk Book Prize!

6/17/18 – Michelle’s manuscript, Animul/Flame, was a finalist for the Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Prize. Read the announcement here.

8/26/17 – Up the Staircase Quarterly has nominated Michelle’s poem Drowning for Best of the Net 2017. View the nominees.

5/30/17 – Michelle’s manuscript, Animul/Flame, was a semi-finalist for the Ahsahta Press Sawtooth Poetry Prize. Kudos to all! Read the announcement here.

4/18/17 – Michelle’s manuscript, Animul/Flame, was a finalist for the 2017 Emily Dickinson First Book competition awarded by the Poetry Foundation. Though finalists are not publicized, this statement is authorized by the Poetry Foundation—woot!

3/8/17 – Michelle’s manuscript, Animul/Flame, has been selected as a semi-finalist for the 2017 Perugia Press Prize, an award for the best first or second book of poetry by a woman. Congratulations all! Read the announcement.

Michelle will be a featured performer at the Belfast Poetry Festival in October in collaboration with Maine performance and installation artist Ariel Hall. This curated show of collaborative projects between poets and visual and/or performing artists in Belfast galleries and other venues is a highlight of Belfast’s popular annual festival. Schedule TBA. Learn more, submit, attend, or volunteer.





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