Michele's Favorite Links

Black Lawrence Press Blog - BLP's blog about press news and events.

Pudding House Press - The publisher of Michele's chapbook Raising Petra.

Binge Press - A small feminist press of high quality chapbooks and the journal 27 Rue de Fleures.

Innisfree Poetry Bookstore and Cafe - Boulder's only (and the nation's third) bookstore dedicated solely to poetry.

Counterpath Press - Denver-based press of innovative poetry and fiction.

Waltz-Astoria - A neighborhood cafe in Astoria where Michele used to host a monthly reading series.

Interpoezia - An online bilingual Russian/English magazine edited by poet and essayist Andrey Gritsman.

Soundance, Inc. (at the Stable) - The best independent dance studio in Williamsburg, home of Vanessa Paige Dance.

Slam Tractor - Find out about the Ithaca slam scene. Curated by Andy Doyle.

Chenango Valley Writers' Conference - A highly recommended writers' conference. Made many friends there.

Hezekiah Goode - Boulder's best kept musical secret.

Tom Sundro Lewis Photography - Boulder's best photographer.

The Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church - Events, workshops, newsletters. Good work, a cool venue.

The Ultimate NYC Poetry Calendar.- Exactly what is it is.


Poets with Websites

Marcela Sulak

Joy Katz

Claudia Rankine

Sarah Vap

Dániel Dányi

Carmen Giménez Smith

Leslie McIlroy

Camille Dungy

Joelle Biele

Amy Lemmon

Tim Suermont

Erika Meitner

Mary Biddinger

Amy Nezhukumatathil

Martha Silano

Reb Livingston

Noah Eli Gordon

J. Michael Martinez

Julia Cohen

Hal Sirowitz

Daphne Gottlieb


Photos From the Start (taken by Dan Wilcox)

November, 1997, QE2 Open Mic (my first), Albany, NY


March 28, 1999, Fuze Box, Albany, NY


June 16, 2001, Changing Spaces Gallery, Albany, NY




February, 4, 2006, "Poetry on the Loose", Hudson Valley, NY