blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Michelle Detorie lives in Kyle, Texas, where she is the writer-in-residence at the Katherine Anne Porter House and Literary Center. She has an MA from the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University and an MFA from Texas State University, where she held the Rose Fellowship. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Chelsea, Verse Daily, Notre Dame Review, Typo Magazine, DIAGRAM, La Petite Zine, Cranky, Caketrain, Potomac Review, and Poetry East. She has taught writing at Johns Hopkins, Loyola College, and Texas State University. In addition to her work with college students, she has also taught middle and high school students, most notably at the Johns Hopkins’ Center for Talented Youth and the Katherine Anne Porter Young Writers Program. She has two poetry manuscripts, one of which consists exclusively of poems about divination. Currently, she is at work on a novel.