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  • Michele Herman is the author of the forthcoming novel Save the Village (Regal House, 2022) and two poetry chapbooks Just Another Jack: The Private Lives of Nursery Rhymes and Victory Boulevard. Her stories, poems, essays and articles have appeared in dozens of publications including Ploughshares, The New York Times, The Hudson Review, The Sun and New York Quarterly. She teaches at The Writers Studio, and as a developmental editor and private writing coach she has helped many writers bring their manuscripts to fruition. She won the 2018 New York Press Association Better Newspaper Award for best column, is a two-time winner of the Willis Barnstone Translation Prize for her translations of Jacques Brel songs, and was a semifinalist in the 2016 Raymond Carver Short Story Contest. She is also a long-time columnist for The Villager and The Village Sun, and often performs her own prose and poetry in cabaret and theatrical settings around New York City.

Head and shoulders shot in black and white of a young smiling woman with long, wavy blond hair worn to the side over one shoulder
A young woman smiling standing in front of a river
The poet, a tall young man with a light beard wearing a knit hat, standing in front of what looks like a big target, a big bulls-eyes, white, red, black circles.
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