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Michele Herman

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Michele writes poems, stories and essays, and her work has appeared widely in publications including The New York Times, The Sun, Literary Mama, and Diagram. Her first chapbook of poems, Victory Boulevard, was published in 2018 by Finishing Line Press. In 2018 she also won the New York Press Association award for best column for her work in The Villager. She is a two-time recipient of the Willis Barnstone Translation Prize for her new English versions of Jacques Brel songs, and she has won recognition in several recent writing contests including the Raymond Carver Prize and Glimmer Train contests. Sometimes she performs her own work in theatrical and cabaret settings in New York City, often alongside her singing husband. She is a devoted teacher of Online Level 1, Online Memoir, and Tutorials.

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