Michelle Peñaloza

Michelle Peñaloza

Michelle Peñaloza is the author of landscape/heartbreak (Two Sylvias Press) and Last Night I Dreamt of Volcanoes (Organic Weapon Arts). Her poetry and essays can be found in places like New England Review, Pleiades, TriQuarterly, Off Paper, Vinyl, and the Collagist, with poems forthcoming in Prairie Schooner and the Cincinnati Review. Michelle is the recipient of fellowships from Kundiman and Hugo House, awards from 4Culture and Artist Trust, recent residencies at Caldera and the Lemon Tree House, and scholarships from VONA and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, among others. Michelle lives in rural Northern California.