Michelle Hartman

Poet

Author's Bio

My fourth book, Wanton Disarray from Hungry Buzzard Press is available on amazon & Barnes & Noble, along with my other books, Lost Journal of my Second Trip to Purgatory, (Old Seventy Creek Press) Disenchanted and Disgruntled and Irony and Irreverence, from Lamar University Literary Press. Chapbooks include Red Flag Press, release of First Night and a second chapbook, Doors available from Dancing Girl Press.  Besides the above publishing credits, I am the former editor for the online journal, Red River Review. I am the current editor of Hungry Buzzard Press.  I hold a BS in Political Science-Pre Law from Texas Wesleyan University and a Certificate in Paralegal Studies from Tarrant County College; who recently named me a Distinguished Alumni.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Unlocking the Word: An Anthology of Found Poetry (Lamar University Literary Press, 2018)
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Bearing the Mask, Southwestern Persona Anthology (Dos Gatos Press, 2018)
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Great American Wiseass Anthology (Lamar University Literary Press, 2018)
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Houston Nature Anthology (Mutabilis Press, 2017)
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Texas Weather Anthology (Lamar University Literary Press, 2016)
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Pushing the Envelope, Epistolary Poems (Lamar University Literary Press, 2015)
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American Society: What Poets See (FutureCycle Press, 2012)
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Trip of a LifeTime (Sleeping Cat Press, 2012)
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Above Us Only Sky (Incarnate Muse Press, 2009)
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Big Land Big Sky Big Hair (Dos Gatos Press, 2009)
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The Weight of Addition (Mutabilis Press, 2007)
Books:
The Lost Journal of my Second Trip To Purgatory (Old Seventy Creek Press, 2016)
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Irony and Irreverence (Lamar University Literary Press, 2015)
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Disenchanted and Disgruntled (Lamar University Literary Press, 2013)
Chapbook:
Doors (Dancing Girl Press, 2019)
Journals:
Aries
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Ascent Aspirations Magazine
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Barbaric Yawp
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Chaffin Journal
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Constellations
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Crannóg
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Defenestration
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First Literary Review-East
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Floyd County Moonshine
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Illya's Honey
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La Noria Literary Journal
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Langdon Review of the Arts in Texas
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Melusine: Woman in the 21st Century
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Mojave River Review
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Nerve Cowboy
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Penumbra
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Picaroon Poetry
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Plainsongs
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Poem
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Red River Review
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RiverLit
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San Antonio Express-News
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Sojourn
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Southwestern American Literary
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Spillway
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Suisun Valley Review
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Texas Poetry Calendar
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THAT Literary Review
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The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature
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The Galway Review
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The Medulla Review
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Verse Wisconsin
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Voices de la Luna Vol. 1, No. 3 March 2009
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Yellow Mama
Prizes won: 

2019 Mahan Award - Poetry Society of Texas
2018 Named Distinguished Alumni - Tarrant County College.
2012 Pushcart Nominations 2009 Juried Poet Houston Poetry Festival.

 

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Buddhist, Celtic American, White
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, At Risk Youth, Disability, Homelessness, Illness/Wellness, Incarcerated individuals, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Naturalists/Environmentalists, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers, Veterans
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Fort Worth , TX
Texas
Raised in: 
Fort Worth , TX
Texas
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Last update: Jul 07, 2020