Michele Leavitt, author of the memoir WALK AWAY, is also the 2013 winner of the inaugural Michael Macklin Poetry Prize, and 2010 winner of the William Allen Creative Nonfiction Prize from The Ohio State University. She’s a high school dropout, former trial attorney, adoptee, and hepatitis C survivor who has taught writing, literature, and critical thinking in New England, Japan, Florida, and Idaho. Her poems and prose are published in a wide variety of print and online journals, including Guernica, The North American Review, Sycamore Review, Baltimore Review, HEArt: Human Equity Through Art, The Humanist, The Journal, Mezzo Cammin, and Passager.
Michele is available for freelance writing and editing assignments. Contact her at michelejleavitt (at) gmail (dot) com.