Michael Wells

Independence, MO 64055
Phone: 
(816) 305-7422

Author's Bio

Michael Wells is a native Missouri poet spending most of his life in the Kansas City Area. Along with 24 other emerging writers, Michael was chosen from some 300 + applicants for the Writer to Writer Mentorship Program Spring 2017 session through the Association of Writers and Writing Programs.

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies: 
The Best of Boston Literary Magazine
(Big Table Publishing, 2016)
Journals: 
Apeiron Review, Boston Literary Magazine, Gravel Literary Journal, Liquid Imagination, Park University Scribe, Punchnel's, right hand pointing, Rockhurst Review, Rose & Thorn Journal, The Montucky Review, Whale Sound

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Magdalene by Marie Howe
,
Czar by Mary Biddinger
,
Tongue Screw by Heather Derr-Smith
Favorite Books: 
Hourglass Museum, The Shadow of Sirius, Theories of Falling
Favorite Authors: 
Saundra Beasley, Kelli Russell Agodon, W.S. Merwin, Mary Biddinger, Marie Howe, Heather Derr-Smith, and Shaindel Beers

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Scotch-Irish American, Welsh American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Marceline
Raised in: 
Kansas City, MO
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Last updated: Apr 11, 2017