The marquee at The Loft in downtown Tucson, 8/23/17

At the opening night gala at the Virginia Film Festival, Nov. 3, 2016.

The marquee at the San Rafael Theater, San Rafael, CA. 10/16/16

Michele Poulos

From L to R: Gregory Donovan (producer), David St. John (poet), Sam Beam of Iron & Wine (composer), Michele Poulos (director/producer)

about me

photo by Jay Paul

Los Angeles Greek Film Festival, June 8, 2017


Michele Poulos's first feature-length documentary film, A Late Style of Fire: Larry Levis, American Poet, had its world premiere at the 2016 Mill Valley Film Festival in October. The film is an official selection at seven more film festivals including the Palm Beach Int'l Film Festival and the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival and is distributed on kanopyA Disturbance in the Air won the Slapering Hol Press Chapbook Competition. Her first full-length collection of poems, Black Laurel, was published by Iris Press in March 2016. Her screenplay, Mule Bone Blues, won the 2010 Virginia Screenwriting Competition, and made it to the second round of the 2017 and 2015 Sundance Screenwriters Labs, and the second round in the 2010 Austin Screenplay Contest. She is currently in production on her second film and is polishing her memoir, In the Pink: Confessions of a Badass NICU Baby Cuddler. She holds a BFA in filmmaking from New York University‚Äôs Tisch School of the Arts, an MFA degree in poetry from Arizona State University, and an MFA in fiction from Virginia Commonwealth University.