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Michele Randall

Sullivan Visiting Lecturer

Randall has written a poetry collection, Museum of Everyday Life (Kelsay Books, 2015). Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from Painted Bride Quarterly, The Newport Review (First Prize Flash Fiction), a Gwendolyn Brooks anthology and elsewhere. Her current work is a poetry manuscript that focuses on the new realities of the neurodivergent and their caregivers. A portion of that work was a finalist for the Peter Meineke Poetry Prize. She is a Brown innovative fellow at Stetson University, 2015 - 2016.  


  • M.F.A New England College, Henniker, NH
  • Poetry M.A. University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
  • English/Creative Writing B.A. University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
  • English/Technical Writing, cum laude

Course Topics

  • FSEM - Still Free: The Road to Serenity
  • College Writing
  • Writing and Rhetoric
  • Literature in the World: Fairy Tales and Fables
  • The Personal Essay
  • Popular Fiction: Post-Apocalyptic American Fiction

Research Interests

  • Poetry
  • Visual poetics
  • Post-apocalyptic fiction
  • Science fiction
  • Fairy tales
  • Short stories


  • "Breaking House--a Golden Shovel," poem. Forthcoming in Gwendolyn Brooks anthology, 2016/17.
  • "Dividing Line" poem. Forthcoming in Painted Bride Quarterly, 2016/17.
  • The Museum of Everyday Life, poems, Aldrich Press: Kelsay Books, Hemet, CA, February, 2015.
  • "Nighwatch Alyssum," poem. The Potomac Review, 2015.
  • "Loosely Translated in His World Words," & others, poems,, July 2015.
  • "Scuppernong," poem. Joys of the Table, an anthology, 2015.
  • "Archeology of a Virus," poem. Ebola: Real not Other, West Chester University, October, 2014.
  • "Why this Wife is Staying Around." Article about Paula McClain's novel, The Paris Wife. Tygerburning Blog. March, 2013.

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