Michael’s Publications

Nothing Remembers—Michael Dickel’s newest collection of poetry
Due out from Finishing Line Press in 2019

Finishing Line Press has agreed to publish Nothing Remembers, a collection of poetry by Michael Dickel (editor / publisher of this blogZine). Coming in 2019…Thank you Leah Maines and Christen Kincaid from FLP!

You can read a selection of three poems from Nothing Remembers in The BeZine 4:3 (Dec 15, 2017).

You can hear the title poem, Nothing Remembers, on YouTube (from a reading in 2013).

Other poems from the collection appeared first on Meta/ Phor(e) /Play (in some cases, edited for the collection—links go to original version):


Angel of Time Oil Painting by Lica Kerenskaya Owned by Michael Dickel Image used by permission. ©2018
Angel of Time
Oil Painting by Lica Kerenskaya
Owned by Michael Dickel
Image used by permission. ©2018

Creative Writing

Books
Authored
  • 2017—Breakfast at the End of Capitalism. (Chapbook) Chicago: Locofo Chaps. 26pp. print and ebook. free PDF.
  • 2016—The Palm Reading after The Toad’s Garden. Missoula, MT: Is a Rose Press. 156pp. Buy.
  • 2015—War Surrounds Us. Print. Missoula, MT: Is a Rose Press. 48pp. Buy.
  • 2012—Midwest / Mid-East: March 2012 Poetry Tour. Print. Self-published: Lulu. Buy.
  • 2009—The World behind it, Chaos. Chicago: WV? eBookPress. Online. [Original url is no longer live—free archive download (PDF).]
In Anthologies
  • 2015— Dead Letter. In Prasad, R. and A. V. Koshy, eds., The Significant Anthology. Bangalore, India: Morph Books. Print. pp. 191–195.
  • 2014— Overlook, The Apple You Left on My Bedside Table, and Faster Than the Speed of Light. In Sharma, A. Ed., The Second Genesis: An Anthology of Contemporary World Poetry. Print (Hardcover and Paper). Ajmer, India: A.R.A.W.L.II. pp. 232–234.
  • 2011— While at Green Gulch Farm: Imperfect Haikai. In Sunrise from Blue Thunder. Ami Kaye, ed. Pirene’s Fountain Press. Print. pp. 152-3.
  • 2010— Cedar Chest, For Irwin Gooen, Untitled, Humor, Mother, and Sestina: Felt and Seen. In Voices Israel Poetry Workshop June 2010. Jerusalem: Voices Israel. Print. (Six poems in 53 pp. chapbook anthology.) p. 7, p. 17, p. 29, p. 39, p. 52-53.
  • 2009— Ballad of the Rainbow Lounge, Inspiration, Floating, and Ars Poetica. In Listening to the Voice Inside: Poetry from the Voices Israel Workshop, Haifa, 30.6.2009. Jerusalem: Voices Israel. Print. (Four poems in 62 pp. chapbook anthology.) p. 3, p. 24, p. 47, and p. 61.
Grants, Awards, and Prizes
Articles, Essays, Hybrid Non-Fiction, Experiments, and Editorials
  • 2017— Fragments—Reflecting on Anger, a sort of introduction. The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 3:12 (Sept 15)
  • 2017— Brechtian Knots Performing a Poetics of Constructed Memory. The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 3:11 (Aug 15)
  • 2017— Social Media As Empty Vessels—Selling Ourselves on an Empty Medium. The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 3:8 (May 15)
  • 2017— Celebrating interNational Poetry Month—Introduction. The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 3:7 (April 15)
  • 2017— Science in Culture, Politics and Religion—Introduction. The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 3:6 (March 15)
  • 2017—Hate is not the opposite of love. The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 3:5 (February 15) Originally published (2016) Hate is not the opposite of Love. The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 3:2, (November 15)
  • 2017— Silence i —Warm Blanket of Silence. The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 3:4, (January 15)
  • 2017— Silence ii—Sound of Silence. The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 3:4, (January 15)
  • 2017— In Defense of Activist Poetry. The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 3:4, (January 15)  Originally published 24 September 2016 as Activist Poetry—a longer view. Fragmentarily/ Meta-Phor(e) /Play.  Re-published September 27, 2016 as A DEFENSE OF ACTIVIST POETRY BY MICHAEL DICKEL WHO PENNED “WAR SURROUNDS US”. The Poet by Day.
  • 2017— Democracy Is Coming To the U.S.A. The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 3:4, (January 15)
  • 2017— I ain’t no millionaire’s son. The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 3:4, (January 15)
  • 2017— Werewolves—The Hounds of Hate. The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 3:4, (January 15)  Originally published 23 November 2016 on Meta/ Phor(e) /Play.
  • 2016— Soil isn’t sexy … neither is war. The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 2:12, (September 15)
  • 2016— (Social) Media(ted) (Democratic) Poetry. The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 2:7, (April 15) Online. Earlier version: Foreword: (Social Media) (Democratic) Poetry. The Art of Being Human. Vol. 14. (2015) pp. 7–11. Print.
  • 2016— A tidal wave of poetry, perhaps. The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 2:7 (April 15)
  • 2016— Holy Nature Land. The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 2:6 (Mar. 15) 
  • 2015— (Not a) Poetics of the Hero’s Journey. The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 2:2 (Dec. 15)
  • 2015— Salerno Like a Painting. (Photo Essay) The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 1:12 (Oct. 15)
  • 2015— Introduction. The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 1:11 (Sept. 15)
  • 2015— This Waltz: Poems and Songs. The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 1:10 (Aug. 15)
  • 2015— Words, words, words. The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 1:10 (Aug. 15)
  • 2015—Salerno, il milo amore. The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 1:9 (July 15)
  • 2013— Drash Meets Mosh: If We Turn Down the Noise. (Column) Drash Pit. Spring/Summer. Online. Original url. Archived.
  • 2013— Drash Meets Mosh: Bring in the Sheaves: Counting the Omer toward inner growth. (Column) Drash Pit. April. Online.  Archived.
  • 2013— Drash Meets Mosh: Purim: A Fibonacci Sequence? (Column) Drash Pit. February. Online . Archived.
  • 2013— Drash Meets Mosh: She’s Got the Beat. (Column) Drash Pit. January.  Archived.
  • 2012— Drash Meets Mosh: A Living Narrative. (Column) Drash Pit. December. Online.  Archived.
  • 2012— Up Close: Leila A. Fortier in Her Own Words. (Interview) January 20.
  • 2011— The Unconquerable Sun: Winter Celebrations. The River Journal. December 23.
  • 2011— Poetic License: Late Oneonta poet Irwin Gooen’s home is a sculptural book of his life. The O-Town Scene. Feb. 3-9. pp. 14-15.
Fiction / Flash / Hybrid
  • 2017— You Don’t Care Where the Doll Could Be Tonight. Visual Verse: Visual Verse: Online Anthology of Art and Words. Vol. 5, Ch. 2 (December) p. 106 in volume. (Direct link to story, different pagination, pp. 1–2: Online.)
  • 2017— Recombinant Storm. Diaphanous. I:2 (Fall 2017)
  • 2017— Yellow. Diaphanous. I:1 (Spring 2017)
  • 2017— Multidimensionality of time — hybrid notes. Diaphanous. I:1 (Spring 2017)
  • 2017— We voted. Diaphanous. I:1 (Spring 2017)
  • 2017— Chaos on a Shoe String. The BeZine. The Bardo Group / Beguine Again. 3:6 (March 15)
  • 2016— Moshe’s House in Space. The BeZine. 2:10 (July) Also in: The Woven Tale Press: An Eclectic Culling from the Creative Web. 2:11 (2013) pp. 33–34. Originally published (2014, September 27) Fragments of Michael Dickel. [Now Meta/ Phor(e) /Play.]
  • 2014— Untitled (Four Brothers) Dean Pasch, editor / curator. Part 2—Childhood & Youth. 53 Fragments in 5 Parts.
  • 2014— Soon the Trumpets. Bluzog. [No longer available online.]
  • 2013— Personal / Politics. Meat for Tea: The Valley Review. Print. Originally published: Fragments of Michael Dickel. (2013, July 2) [Now Meta/ Phor(e) /Play.]
  • 2013— Nematode Garden Crisis. The Woven Tale Press: An Eclectic Mix from the Creative Web. 1:8. pp. 3-5. Online. Originally published  Fragments of Michael Dickel. (2013, October 3) [Now Meta/ Phor(e) /Play.]
  • 2013— Poor Reception. The Indian River Review: A Journal of Prose, Poetry, and Photography. Issue 2. pp. 64-66. Print.
  • 2013— Today—flash (?) The Woven Tale Press: An Eclectic Mix from the Blogging Web. 1:4. Unpaginated (5-6) Online. Originally published Fragments of Michael Dickel (2013, May 3) [Now Meta/ Phor(e) /Play.]
  • 2007— (as Michael Deqel) Across the Creek. Neon Beam. June. [No longer available online.]
Poetry  (links in progress below—copying & pasting urls may be required until done)
Translation
Screenplay

(2012) Zayn oder nit zayn: To Be or Not To Be in Yiddish. (David Fisher, Producer and Director, production pending funding) Documentary. Treatment received 2011 NEH Grant for script development.

Lectures / Conference Papers
  • 2015— Arts and Activism Roundtable. 100TPC World Conference, Salerno, Italy. (June) Also read from my own poetry, and co-hosted another reading.
  • 2014— Creative Writing and the Challenge of Teaching Creativity. Reading and Roundtable with Karen Alkalay-Gut, Evan Fallenberg, Joanna Chen, and Ilene Prusher.. 2014 Israel Forum for Academic Writing Annual Conference. 29 June, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • 2012— Plagiarism and Resistance in Israel. Panel: The Development of Writing Instruction in Israeli Higher Education: Issues and Ambitions. Writing Gateways. 2012 CCCC Annual Convention, March 21-24, St. Louis, MO, USA.
  • 2010— Critical affirmation and difference. Academic Writing and Beyond in Multicultural Societies. Tel Aviv, Israel. 28-29 July, 2010.
  • 2009— Teaching Writing: Some provocations toward developing writing assignments. Presentation to the English as Foreign Language Program, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. (Program title in Hebrew, paper in English.)
  • 2008— Writing and Literacy Across the Curriculum and Beyond… Presentation to the Achva College (Israel) English Education Department Research Forum.
Interviews of and Reviews of Books by Michael Dickel
Editing
Journals and Periodicals
Books (line editor)
  • 2010— Book Editor. An Italian Renaissance: Choosing Life in Canada by Robert Eli Rubinstein. Print. Jerusalem: Urim Publications.
  • 2008— Book Editor. Let Me Count the Ways: Letters of Friendship, Love, and Deception by Perla Fox. Print. Jerusalem: Dvora Press.
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