Michael Schmeltzer

Author's Bio

Michael Schmeltzer is the author of "Elegy/Elk River" (Floating Bridge Press.) He earned an MFA from the Rainier Writing Workshop. He has been a finalist for the Four Way Books Intro and Levis Prizes, Zone 3 Press First Book Prize, and the OSU Press/The Journal Award in Poetry. He helps edit A River & Sound Review and has been published in numerous journals.

Publications and Prizes

Bellingham Review, Boxcar Poetry Review, Briar Cliff Review, Crab Creek Review, Hawai'i Pacific Review, Los Angeles Review, Main Street Rag, Mid-American Review, Natural Bridge, The New York Quarterly, Pacific Review, Pearl Magazine, Poetry Midwest, Relief: A Quarterly Christian Expression, Superstition Review, Vinyl Poetry, Water~Stone Review
Prizes Won: 
Floating Bridge Press Chapbook Competition, Artsmith Literary Award, the Gulf Stream Poetry Award, Blue Earth Review's Flash Fiction Prize

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Asian American, Caucasian
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Yokosuka, Japan
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Yokosuka , Japan
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Last updated: Aug 13, 2015