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Michelle Hartman

Author's Bio

Michelle Hartman's first book of poetry, Disenchanted and Disgruntled from Lamar University Press is available from Amazon and Barnes and Noble. A multiple Pushcart nominee, her work has also appeared overseas in Ireland, Germany, Australia, Canada and Nepal. She is also the editor of the award-winning journal, Red River Review, www.redriverreview.com, as well as a past president of The Dallas Poets Community. A native Texan, she holds a BS in Political Science-Pre Law from Texas Wesleyan University and a Certificate in Paralegal Studies from Tarrant County College. She is member of Phi Theta Kappa, National Honor Society; Pi Gamma Mu, International Honor Society of the Social Sciences; and Pi Sigma Alpha, National Political Science Honor Society.

Publications and Prizes

Disenchanted and Disgruntled (Lamar University Press, 2013)
American Society: What Poets See (Futurecycle Press, 2012), Trip of a LifeTime (Sleeping Cat Press, 2012), Above Us Only Sky (Incarnate Muse Press, 2009), Big Land Big Sky Big Hair (Dos Gatos Press, 2009), The Weight of Addition (Mutabilis Press, 2007)
Aries, Barbaric Yawp, Calyx Journal, Carve, Concho River Review, Constellations, Crannóg, First Literary Review-East, Illya's Honey, La Noria Literary Journal, Langdon Review of the Arts in Texas, Main Street Rag, Nerve Cowboy, Pacific Review, Plainsongs, Poetry Pacific, Poetry Quarterly, Red River Review, RiverLit, Riversedge, San Pedro River Review, Slipstream, Sojourn, Texas Poetry Calendar, The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, The Medulla Review, The Pedestal Magazine, Verse Wisconsin
2012 Pushcart Nominations 2009 Juried Poet Houston Poetry Festival.

Michelle Hartman Resume

Personal Favorites

Favorite Books:
Alice Adams by Booth Tarkington The Avenue by R. F. Delderfield Elvis, Jesus and Coca Cola by Kinky Friedman
Favorite Authors:
Dickens, J. Evanovich, Kinky Friedman, Christopher Moore, Terry Pratchett, John Galsworthy, Tana French, Kate Morton, Larry Thomas, Tony Hoagland, Simon Green, Jim Butcher, Ian Rankin

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Listing last updated: September 14, 2014

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Gives readings?
Travels for readings?
Identifies as:
Buddhist, Caucasian, Celtic American
Prefers to work with:
Adults, At Risk Youth, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Homeless people, Hospital patients, Mentally Ill, Naturalists/Environmentalists, People with Disabilities, Prisoners, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers, Veterans
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Born in:
Fort Worth , TX
Raised in:
Fort Worth , TX

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