Levi J. Mericle

Poet, Fiction Writer

3874 Quay Road 62
Tucumcari, NM 88401
Phone: 
575-461-3749

Author's Bio

Levi J. Mericle is a disabled pan-sexual poet/spoken-word artist, award winning songwriter, children's author and fiction writer from Tucumcari, NM. His work has appeared in over 30 anthologies, lit magazines and journals in over half a dozen countries including China, England, Spain, India, Indonesia and the US. He is an advocate for the mentally ill and the anti-bullying movement, as well as an advocate for the LGBTQ+ community. 

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Journals:
101 Words
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Flash Fiction Magazine
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Spillwords Press
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Zeroflash

Poetry

Anthologies:
Light As A Feather (Swimming With Elephants Publications, 2014)
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Catching Calliope (Swimming With Elephants Publications, 2014)
Book:
The Autobiography of a Broken Kid (Cyberwit.net, 2020)
Journals:
1947: a literary journal
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Beautiful Space: A Journal of Mind, Art and Poetry
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Black Heart Magazine
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Dead Snakes
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HIV Here & Now
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Journal of Artistic Creation and Literary Research
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Mused BellaOnline Literary Review
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Screech Owl
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Scriblerus
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The Awakenings Review
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The Poets Haven
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Verse-Virtual
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Prizes won: 

Won Best Tradional Country Song Catagory, World Songwriting Awards, Summer 2021. 

Runner Up (Demo Prize), Demo Your Lyrics Catagory, International Songwriting Competition 2019.

3rd place prize in the 2017 International Songwriting Competition, lyrics only catagory. 

Winner 101 Words Writing Contest Issue 14, 2016.

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Robert Frost, E. E. Cummings, Rudy Francisco, Edgar Allen Poe, Emily Dickinson, Sylvia Plath and so many more.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
No
Identifies as: 
LGBTQ
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Ottumwa, IA
Iowa
Raised in: 
Tucumcari, NM
New Mexico
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Last update: Dec 13, 2022