Rogue Agent

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I had the honor of being the featured artist in Issue 15 of Rogue Agent! Many thanks to Jill Khoury and Jen Stein for making this happen.

Michelle Maher Poetry Reading

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My amazing mother is giving a poetry reading on Saturday February 27 @ 7pm at the East End Book Exchange in Pittsburgh!  She’s reading in the company of Ellen McGrath Smith, whose first full-length collection, Nobody’s Jackknife, was recently published by West End Press. Check out the book here.  Ellen and my mom also share the pages of the most recent Pittsburgh Poetry Review, an excellent journal, so this is going to be an all-around stellar reading.  Finally, check out my mom’s interview on NPR.  She’s in the company of Natalie Diaz and Joy Katz.

The Bookmark, the Poems, the Light

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I’ve been meaning to share this poem by David Ades for a long time now.  “The Bookmark, the Poems, the Light” was published in Australian Poetry this past December, David sent me a link to the journal with a happy belated birthday message attached. His poem references my chapbook, which is now available on Amazon, and the new book by my dear friend and teacher Joy Katz, “All You Do Is Perceive” (Four Way Books, 2013). I am so, so thrilled to know David, whose work I’ve loved since hearing him read in Pittsburgh, PA several years ago, and feel honored to be in this poem.  Thank you David!