Irene Mitchell

Poet

Town of Stuyvesant, NY

Author's Bio

 

Irene Mitchell's Selected Poems was issued by FutureCycle Press in 2021.  The poems represented therein are culled from her six poetry collections.  Clerestory was published (2020) by Dos Madres Press which also published her 2019 collection, Fever.  Mitchell is the author of four other collections: Equal Parts Sun and Shade: An Almanac of Precarious Days (Kelsay Books/Aldrich Press, 2017), Minding the Spectrum's Business (FutureCycle Press, 2015), A Study of Extremes in Six Suites (Cherry Grove Collections, 2012), and Sea Wind on the White Pillow (Axes Mundi Press, 2009). A long-time teacher of writing in New York, and former poetry editor of Hudson River Art Magazine, she  conducts an ad hoc series of workshops on how to write better poetry. Mitchell has been featured reader of her work at Poets' Walk, Bard College's Institute of Writing and Thinking, William and Mary College, Marianne Courville Gallery,The Albany Institute of History and Art, Melville's Arrowhead, Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Woodstock Colony Cafe, Hudson Opera House, as well as regional libraries and bookstores. Mitchell is known for her collaborations with visual artists and composers.  Her poetry has been set to music for piano and voice in an art-song cycle entitled Past All Doors. Mitchell was a 2019 Associate Artist in Residence at the Atlantic Center for the Arts.

Publications & Prizes

Books:
Irene Mitchell: Selected Poems (FutureCycle Press, 2021)
,
Fever (Dos Madres Press, 2019)
,
Equal Parts Sun and Shade: An Almanac of Precarious Days (Kelsay Books, 2017)
,
Minding the Spectrum's Business (FutureCycle Press, 2015)
,
A Study of Extremes in Six Suites (Cherry Grove Collections, 2012)
Journals:
Adelaide Literary Magazine
, , , ,
Connecticut River Review
,
Cyclamens and Swords
, , , , ,
Spillway Magazine
,
The Caribbean Writer
,
The Deronda Review
,
The Mochila Review
,
UCity Review
, ,
Written River

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Born in: 
New York
Raised in: 
New York, NY
New York
Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Last update: Aug 04, 2021