Michelle Regalado Deatrick

 

 

SELECTED HONORS

 

      Women's National Book Association Poetry Competition, Third Place, 2015

      New Millennium Writings Contest. Honorable Mention, 2015

      Rita Dove Award for Poetry, Finalist, 2014

      Split This Rock Poem of the Week, 2013

      Chautauqua Poetry Contest, Winner and First Runner-up, 2012

      Boulevard Contest for Emerging Poets, Second Runner-Up, 2012

      Copper Nickel Fiction Contest, Honorable Mention, 2011

      Salamander Fiction Contest, Finalist, 2011

      Calvino Prize,  Finalist, 2011

      Hopwood Awards, Fiction and Poetry, University of Michigan

 

      Fellowships/Residencies:  Virginia Center for the Creative Arts; MacDowell Colony;

               Ragdale Foundation

 

 

CLASSES offered by Michelle    

  • Thursday, August 10th, 2017. 1pm to 5pm. Poetry of Ripeness. As we look toward summer's end, we'll discuss wonderful poems of ripeness and have time for writing exercises inspired by and engaging with ideas of what ripening means, what ripeness is. Each participant will have the option to receive helpful, supportive input about one poem from other workshop poets and the instructor.
    • 6 participants maximum.
    • Contact Michelle directly if you're already on her email list. Otherwise, mail mmrd@umich.edu with "August Workshop" in the subject line.
    • Cost: $40.    Location: NE Ann Arbor/Superior Township.

 

      Past workshops, classes and lectures:

               Poetry of Hope and Feathers. Univ. of Michigan Lifelong Learning Institute. 4 weeks. Spring '17.

                "To Dwell In Possibility: Creativity as Process and Stasis." Lecture in

                                "The Power of the Liberal Arts" Lecture Series, University of Michigan. May 2016.

               Poetry of Food & Forage: from Farm to Plate. Univ. of Mich. Lifelong Learning. 5 weeks. Fall '15.

              Poetry of Witness, Protest & Hope. Univ. of Michigan Lifelong Learning. 6 weeks. Spring '15.

               Poetry of Place from Blake to Berry. Univ. of Michigan Lifelong Learning. 7 weeks. Fall '14.

               Memory & the Muses: Poetry Workshop. Univ. of Michigan Lifelong Learning. 6 weeks. Spring '14.

               Invention & Imitation: Poetry Workshop. Univ. of Michigan Lifelong Learning. 6 weeks. Fall '14.

               Finding Your Voice: Poetry Workshop. Univ. of Michigan, Lifelong Learning. 5 weeks. Spring '14.

 

 

EVENTS

     UPCOMING
           
     June, 2017. Poetry Reading, Volunteer Appreciation Event, Weber's Restaurant.

      PREVIOUS

       January 17, 2016, 7:30pm. Featured poet, Scrawl Poetry Event.
           
     Bleak House Coffee Shop. Toledo.

        January 7, 2015. Reading, Marble Bar. Along with Wardell Montgomery.
                
A benefit for the Bernie Sanders Presidential campaign.

        May 29, 2015. 7 pm. A reading by Michelle's poetry workshop students.

                 Bookbound. 1729 Plymouth Rd. Ann Arbor, Michigan.

 

       May 7, 2014. 7 pm. A reading by Michelle's poetry workshop students.

                 Bookbound. 1729 Plymouth Rd. Ann Arbor, Michigan.

 

      December 8, 2013.  1:30-3:30 pm.  Reading, Woman Made Gallery Literary Series. Chicago.

                Invitational themed poetry reading "Of the Land."

 

       January 24, 2013.  7pm.  Reading, the Lido Gallery, sponsored by Springfed Arts. Birmingham, Mich.

 

       October 21, 2011.  7pm. Reading, the Lido Gallery. Birmingham, Mich.

 

© Michelle Regalado Deatrick 2011-2017