Michel Wing’s poetry and creative nonfiction have appeared in Rain and Thunder, Melancholy Hyperbole, Sinister Wisdom, The Gay & Lesbian Review, and numerous anthologies.
Michel grew up in Montana, and spent their twenties and thirties primarily in Seattle and San Francisco. They have an M.A. in International Studies from the University of Washington, with a focus on Japan. After graduate school, they received a fellowship from the Japanese Ministry of Education, allowing them to live and study in Osaka and Kyoto for three years.
They now live in Las Cruces NM with their wife Sabrina and a houseful of animals. They are the founder of Changing Hurt to Hope: Writers Speak Out Against Domestic Violence, and in 2014 they co-edited the anthology Cry of the Nightbird: Writers Against Domestic Violence. They were the founder and host of Books on Stage, a reading series based in Cloverdale.
They are assisted in all of her creative endeavors by their service dog, Rocky.
Michel's blog is at www.michellewing.com
Image: Jamie Clifford