Mike Jurkovic

Poet, Spoken Word Artist

100 Hunt Road
Wallkill, NY 12589

Author's Bio

A 2016 Pushcart nominee, poetry and musical criticism have appeared in over 500 magazines and periodicals. Full length collections, Blue Fan Whirring, (Nirala Press, 2018); smitten by harpies & shiny banjo catfish (Lion Autumn Press, 2016) Chapbooks, Eve’s Venom (Post Traumatic Press, 2014) Purgatory Road (Pudding House, 2010) Anthologies: Like Light: 25 Years of Poetry & Prose by Bright Hill Poets & Writers, (Bright Hill Press 2018); 11/9 Fall of American Democracy Anthology, 2017 (Independent) Reflecting Pool: Poets & the Creative Process, WaterWrites: A Hudson River Anthology, and Riverine: Anthology of Hudson Valley Writers (Codhill Press, 2018, 2009, 2007) Will Work For Peace (Zeropanik, 1999). President, Calling All Poets, New Paltz, Beacon, and Ellenville, NY. Music features, interviews, and CD reviews appear in All About Jazz, Van Wyck Gazette, and Maverick Chronicles 2018. He has featured in London, San Francisco, NYC, Albany, Baltimore, and throughout the tri-state area. He is the Tuesday night host of Jazz Sanctuary, WOOC 105.3 FM, Troy, NY. He was a monthly contributor to Elmore Magazine, 2008-2016; Folk and Acoustic Music Exchange, 2003-2010; and Chronogram, 2005-2007. His column, The Rock n Roll Curmudgeon, appeared in Rhythm and News Magazine, 1996-2003.

He loves Emily most of all.

www.mikejurkovic.com           www.callingallpoets.net



Publications & Prizes


WaterWrites (Codhill Press, 2010)
Riverine: Anthology of Hudson Valley Writers (Codhill Press, 2007)
Will Work For Peace (Zeropanik Press, 2000)

Spoken Word

Albany Poets Showcase ()
Albany Wordfest ()
Calling All Poets ()
Cornelia Street Cafe ()
Poets Speak Loud ()

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Bully Pulpit by Doris Jearns Goodwin, Weed The People by Bruce Bartlett

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The Bronx
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The Bronx, NY
New York
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Last update: May 21, 2019