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Michelle Bitting

Michelle Bitting has published in The American Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, Narrative, Nimrod, diode, the Paris-American, and others. Poems have appeared on Poetry Daily and Verse Daily. Her book "Good Friday Kiss" won the DeNovo First Book Award. "Notes to the Beloved" and "The Couple Who Fell to Earth" received a starred Kirkus Review. Poems have been nominated for Pushcart and Best of the Net prizes. Michelle has taught poetry in the U.C.L.A. Extension Writer's Program, at Twin Towers prison with a grant from Poets & Writers Magazine and is an active California Poet in the Schools. She holds an MFA in Poetry from Pacific University, Oregon and is completing a PhD in Mythological Studies at Pacifica Graduate Institute. Her newest book is "Broken Kingdom."