Irene Mitchell

Town of Stuyvesant, NY

Author's Bio

Irene Mitchell's fourth poetry collection, Equal Parts Sun and Shade: An Almanac of Precarious Days, is forthcoming from Kelsay Books/Aldrich Press. She is the author of three other collections: Minding the Spectrum's Business (FutureCycle Press, 2015), A Study of Extremes in Six Suites (Cherry Grove Collections, 2012), and Sea Wind on the White Pillow (Axes Mundi Press, 2009). A long-time teacher of writing in New York, and former poetry editor of Hudson River Art Journal, she now conducts an ongoing series of workshops on how to write better poetry. Mitchell has been featured reader of her work at Poets' Walk, Bard College's Institute of Writing and Thinking, William and Mary College, Marianne Courville Gallery,The Albany Institute of History and Art, Melville's Arrowhead, Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Woodstock Colony Cafe, Hudson Opera House,as well as regional libraries and bookstores. Mitchell is known for her collaborations with visual artists and composers.

Publications and Prizes

A Study of Extremes in Six Suites
(Cherry Grove Collections, 2012)
, Minding the Spectrum's Business
(FutureCycle Press, 2015)
Assisi: An Online Journal of Arts & Letters, Blueline, Common Ground Review, Connecticut River Review, Cyclamens and Swords, J Journal: New Writing on Justice, Narrative Northeast, right hand pointing, Spillway Magazine, The Caribbean Writer, The Mochila Review, UCity Review, Waterways: Poetry in the Mainstream, Written River

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Last updated: Nov 04, 2016