Michelle Brittan Rosado (Poetry) | Los Angeles, CA
Michelle Brittan Rosado is the author of Why Can’t It Be Tenderness, selected by Aimee Nezhukumatathil for the Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry (University of Wisconsin Press, forthcoming 2018). Her chapbook, Theory on Falling into a Reef, was the winner of the inaugural Rick Campbell Prize (Anhinga Press, 2016). Her poems have been published in Alaska Quarterly Review, Indiana Review, Poet Lore, and The New Yorker, as well as the anthologies Time You Let Me In: 25 Poets Under 25, Only Light Can Do That: 100 Post-Election Poems, Stories, & Essays, and Ink Knows No Borders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience. The recipient of awards and fellowships from the Academy of American Poets, Community of Writers at Squaw Valley, Center for Transpacific Studies, and Vermont Studio Center, she holds an MFA in Creative Writing from California State University, Fresno, and is currently a PhD candidate in Creative Writing & Literature at the University of Southern California.
- Theory on Falling into a Reef (Anhinga Press, 2016). Poetry.