Michael Dickel

9 Shalom Yehuda Apt. 7
Jerusalem Israel 9339512
IL 052-590-9780 / US 612 605 4514

Author's Bio

Michael (Dickel) Dekel has authored six published books and chapbooks (pamphlets) of poetry and short fiction, and published over 200 individually published poems, short stories, and non-fiction pieces, in addition to book-reviews and academic articles—under his birth name, Michael Dickel. For Fisher Features, Ltd, he wrote a successful NEH film-development grant and the script for a documentary film on Yiddish theatre. He works as a freelance editor for publishers and individual authors, co-edited Voices Israel Vol. 36 (2010), and served or continues to serve as an editor of one sort or another for several print and online literary periodicals. He has taught writing, literature, and English language in higher education in both the U.S. and Israel. Michael publishes an online blog-Zine (https://MichaelDickel.info/). He is the past chair of the Israel Association of Writers in English. He holds a Bachelor's in psychology, a Master's Degree in Creative Writing (Fiction and Poetry concentrations), and a Doctorate in English.

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: 
First and Second Place, the International Reuben Rose Poetry Competition, 2009Third Place and Highly Commended, the International Reuben Rose Poetry Competition, 2008

More Information

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Fiction Writer, Poet
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Born in: 
Elmhurst, IL
Raised in: 
Glen Ellyn, IL
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Last updated: Dec 21, 2017