Michael Schmeltzer

Poet

Author's Bio

Michael Schmeltzer is the author of "Elegy/Elk River" (Floating Bridge Press.) He earned an MFA from the Rainier Writing Workshop. He has been a finalist for the Four Way Books Intro and Levis Prizes, Zone 3 Press First Book Prize, and the OSU Press/The Journal Award in Poetry. He helps edit A River & Sound Review and has been published in numerous journals.

Publications & Prizes

Books:
A Single Throat Opens (Black Lawrence Press, 2017)
,
Blood Song (Two Sylvias Press, 2016)
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Elegy/Elk River (Floating Bridge Press, 2015)
Prizes won: 

Floating Bridge Press Chapbook Competition, Artsmith Literary Award, the Gulf Stream Poetry Award, Blue Earth Review's Flash Fiction Prize

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Asian American, White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Yokosuka
Japan
Raised in: 
Yokosuka
Japan
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Last update: Mar 08, 2018