" . . . exquisite and haunting . . . resonant and oracular . . ."  

                                                                                        --David St. John 


"The poems in Black Laurel are superbly crafted, full of surprising turns and imagery that deliver what Emerson called 'shock-pleasure.'"

                                                                                        --Beckian Fritz Goldberg 


A Late Style of Fire is a feature-length documentary film about the late poet Larry Levis. Watch on kanopy.

​* A new documentary set in New Orleans is in post-production.


" Michele Poulos’s new volume of poems, Black Laurel, moves across highly original and arcing images that are brilliantly edged . . . A fabulous book!"

                                                                                        --Norman Dubie

Recent articles about poetry, films, and beyond . . .



Michele Poulos


* Jawbone won the 2010 Virginia Screenplay Competition.​

* The Woman in the Frame is a drama/mystery.

​​* Prismatics: Larry Levis & Contemporary American Poetry forthcoming from Diode Editions, March 2020

* Black Laurel was published by Iris Press on March 1, 2016

* A Disturbance in the Air won the 2012 Slapering Hol Press Chapbook Contest.