Michelle Taransky

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Philadelphia, PA 19143

Author's Bio

I live in Philadelphia where I work at Kelly Writers House, as Reviews Editor for Jacket2, and teach writing at University of Pennsylvania and Temple University. With Emily Pettit, I co-coordinate the Whenever We Feel Like It reading series.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Barn Burned, Then
(Omnidawn Publishing, 2009)
, Sorry Was In The Woods
(Omnidawn Publishing, 2013)
Anthologies: 
The City Visible: Chicago Poetry For The New Century
(Cracked Slab Books, 2007)
Journals: 
88: A Journal of Contemporary American Poetry, Can We Have Our Ball Back, Court Green, Denver Quarterly, Diagram, Drunken Boat, Foursquare, How 2, La Petite Zine, Little Red Leaves, New American Writing, Volt
Chapbook: 
The Plans Caution
(P-QUEUE, 2007)
Prizes Won: 
Omnidawn Poetry Prize

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
The Book of Frank by CA Conrad
,
Reverse Rapture by Dara Wier
,
Under Flag by Myung Mi Kim
,
Human Resources by Rachel Zolf
,
Emptied of All Ships by Stacy Szymaszek

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
Camden
Raised in: 
NJ
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Last updated: May 25, 2012