Michele Parker Randall


Author's Bio

Publications & Prizes

The Golden Shovel Anthology: New Poems Honoring Gwendolyn Brooks (University of Arkansas Press, 2017)
Joys of the Table (Richer Resources Publications, 2015)
Museum of Everyday Life (Aldrich Press, 2015)
A Future Unmappable (Finishing Line Press, 2021)
Atlanta Review
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Intima: Narrative Medicine
Iron Horse Literary Review
Newport Review
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Open Minds Quarterly
Orange Blossom Review
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Potomac Review
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The Heartland Review
Prizes won: 

Short List--"Hear Me Out," poem, Aesthetica Magazine, Jan 2021.

Finalist--"Planning for Fall," poem, Iron Horse Literary Review's Ekphrastic Challenge, Dec. 2020.

Fourth Place--"Painted Days," poem, City of Orlando/Words and Wonders, Summer, 2020.

Honorable Mention--"Thirteen Truths," poem, Common Ground Review, Spring/Summer 2020.

Semifinalist--"Tea Hot, Tea Iced," poem, Nimrod International Journal/Pablo Neruda Prize, Oct, 2019.

Semifinalist--"Exigent," poem, Nimrod International Journal/Pablo Neruda Prize, Oct, 2019.

Fourth Place—“If She Had Known,” poem, Palm Beach Poetry Festival's Tech Effect Ekphrastic Poetry Contest, online w/artwork “BackUp” by Ellen de Meijer, 2019.

Finalist—“Oystered,” poem, Marica and Jan Vilcek Prize for Poetry, Bellevue Literary Review, 2019. 

Finalist—“Dropping a Tree,” poem, Joy Bale Boone Poetry Prize, Heartland Review, 2018.

Finalist—“Phenomenology,” poem, Joy Bale Boone Poetry Prize, Heartland Review, 2018. 

Finalist—“Safeguard,” poem, Beulah Rose Poetry Prize, Smartish Pace, 2017.

Finalist—“Box of Bones,” chapbook, Peter Meinke Poetry Prize, Yellow Jacket Press, 2014.

Finalist—“Cap Haitian, Haiti,” poem, Split This Rock Poetry of Provocation and Witness Contest, 2012.

First Prize—“Chinese Dreams,” flash fiction, The Newport Review, 2005. 


More Information

Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Any, Mental Health, Schools, Teachers, Teenagers, Veterans, Women
Fluent in: 
Born in: 
Tennessee, but we were just passing through to, FL
Raised in: 
England for parts, but mostly, FL
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Last update: Mar 17, 2021