Michael Dickel

9 Shalom Yehuda Apt. 7
Jerusalem 93395

Author's Bio

Michael Dickel, a writer, photographer and artist, holds degrees in psychology, creative writing, & literature. He is chair of the Israel Association of Writers in English. He received top awards in the 2008 and 2009 Reuben Rose Poetry Competitions, co-edited Voices Israel Volume 36 (2010) and was managing editor of arc–23 (2014). Dickel’s poetry, prose, & photographs have appeared in small-press literary journals, anthologies, art books, & online. His latest book of poems is Midwest / Mid-East (http://amzn.to/12Euads). A new chapbook, War Surrounds Us, came out July 2015. More of his work appears on his blog at http://MichaelDickel.info

Publications and Prizes

O. Henry Festival Stories, 1987
(Trans-Verse Press, 1987)
Abramelin, Aileron, Blue Earth Review, Colere, KFAI Radio, Neon Beam, Pegasus, Poetica Magazine, Poetry Midwest, The Cape Rock, The Minnesota Daily, Voices Israel, why vandalism?, Zone
Prizes Won: 
Third Place and Highly Commended, the international Reuben Rose Poetry Competition, 2008 First and Second Place, the international Reuben Rose Poetry Competition, 2009

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Extremely Loud & Incredibley Close by Jonathat Safran Foer
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgokov
The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana by Umberto Eco
My Sentence was a Thousand Years of Joy by Robert Bly
Stranger Music by Leonard Cohen

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Fiction Writer, Poet
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Glen Ellyn, IL
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Last updated: Jul 22, 2015