stARters with writer Michelle Blake 28 Feb 6pm

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Michelle Blake, American poet and writer, will share with the audience a selection of recent poetry, and discuss her approach to writing, translating the experiences of the mind and body into words on a page.

Scrittrice americana, che condivide con il pubblico una selezione di sue poesia recenti, e discute il proprio approccio alla scrittura, trasferendo l’ esperienze della mente e del corpo in parole sulla pagina. 

Presentation in English/ Presentazione in inglese

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Michelle Blake has published poetry and essays in Tin House, The New York Times, Ploughshares, Southern Review, Solstice Literary Magazine, MORE Magazine, Ladies Home Journal, Parents and others. Her essay “A Fable for Our Times” won the Solstice Nonfiction Award for 2015. She has also published three critically acclaimed novels—The Tentmaker, Earth Has No Sorrow and The Book of Light (Putnam Penguin). Her chapbook of poems, Into the Wide and Startling World, was awarded publication in the New Women’s Voices competition in 2012 (Finishing Line Press). In 2014, her collaborative project with photo-montage artist Fran Forman, Escape Artist, was published by Schiffer. She has twice received residency grants at Vermont Studio Center. In addition, she directed the Goddard MFA Writing Program and founded and directed the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers, and has taught writing at Goddard College, Stanford University and Tufts University.

Sart life

  • Promo Siena Art Institute

  • Student Experiences - Fall 2015 (Michalis Fountedakis, Themis Istatiadis)

  • Angela Dufresne - Visiting Artist, january 2015

  • Brandeis in Siena