Michael Allyn Wells


Kansas City, MO
Missouri US

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 & Prizes

The Best of Boston Literary Magazine (Big Table Publishing Company, 2016)
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Gravel Literary Journal
Liquid Imagination
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Park University Scribe
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Rockhurst Review
Rose & Thorn Journal
Whale Sound

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Kelli Russell Agodon, Jennifer Moore, Mary Biddinger, Marie Howe, Heather Derr-Smith, and Shaindel Beers
What I'm reading now: 
What You Have Heard is True by Carolyn Forche, The Veronica Maneuver by Jennifer Moore, Angel Bones by Ilyse Kusnetz, PR for Poets by Jeannine Hall Gailey

More Information

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Identifies as: 
Scotch-Irish American, Welsh American
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Born in: 
Marceline, MO
Raised in: 
Kansas City, MO
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Last update: Jan 21, 2022