Michelle Menting
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Your support gives me vital inspiration as I write for thirty days this month. A poem a day! It's a poetry adventure!

Tupelo Press provides the canvas, I bring my words, accompanied by other fine poets, writing thirty poems in thirty days, all ours to edit and submit as we wish. 30/30 poems have been taken by over 90 journals and featured in over 40 published chapbooks, all so Tupelo Press can keep publishing exquisite and diverse voices that might never be heard otherwise.

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Michelle Menting is the author of three collections of poetry: the full-length,Leaves Surface Like Skin (Terrapin Books), and the chapbooks Myth of Solitude and Residence Time. She is poetry & nonfiction editor of Split Rock Review and co-editor of Waters Deep: A Great Lakes Poetry Anthology. Her poems, essays, and fiction have appeared in American Life in Poetry, Verse Daily, DIAGRAM, Cimarron Review, Connotation Press, Midwestern Gothic, and in other places. She is the recipient of awards and residencies from Sewanee, Bread Loaf, the National Park Service Artist-in-Residence program, and the Joseph A. Fiore Artist Residency, among others. Michelle grew up the youngest of 12 siblings in a small cabin in the northern woods of the Great Lakes region, and earned her BA at the University of Wisconsin, her MFA & MA at Northern Michigan University, and her PhD at the University of Nebraska. An avid trail-runner and lake-swimmer, she lives in Maine and teaches at the University of Southern Maine. More information can be found at www.michellementing.com.

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