Melissa Eleftherion

Poet

Author's Bio

Melissa Eleftherion is a cis queer human, a writer, a librarian, and a visual artist. She is the author of field guide to autobiography (The Operating System, 2018), & ten chapbooks, including trauma suture (above/ground press, 2020), & abalone (poems-for-all, 2021). Born & raised in Brooklyn, Melissa created, developed, and co-curates The Poetry Center Chapbook Exchange with Elise Ficarra. She now lives in Northern California where she manages the Ukiah Library, curates the LOBA Reading Series, and serves as the Poet Laureate of Ukiah 2021-2023. Recent work is available at www.apoetlibrarian.wordpress.com.

Education: 

Publications & Prizes

Book:
field guide to autobiography (Operating System, 2018)
Chapbooks:
green glass asterisms (Poems-For-All, 2016)
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the leaves the leaves (Poems-For-All, 2016)
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Pigtail Duty (Dancing Girl Press, Chicago, 2015)
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prism maps (Dusie Press, 2014)
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huminsect (Dancing Girl Press, Chicago, 2013)
Journals: ,
Bone Bouquet
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Cricket Online Review
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Dusie
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Entropy
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Front Porch
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LETTERBOX
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MiPOesias
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Octopus Magazine
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Otoliths
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Shampoo
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Sprung Formal

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Feminist
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Brooklyn
Raised in: 
Brooklyn, NY
New York
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Last update: May 02, 2021