Michelle Cacho-Negrete is the author of
numerous short stories and essays and is currently working on a collection of her essays.
Michelle leads workshops, works with individual students both on-line and in person, and is a free-lance editor. Her essay "Stealing" won the 2011 Best of the Net. Three of her essays have been cited as most notable of the year; five others have been nominated for Pushcart Prizes. Her essay, "In My House," has been cited by UTNE Magazine as an example of great writing. Her essays are featured in five anthologies: 2012 Norton College Anthology, The Mysterious Life of the Heart, Thoreau's Legacy, Becoming, and The Long and Winding Road. Her essays are taught in a variety of colleges and high schools.
Michelle has an MSW from
Simmons College and was a practicing psychotherapist for many years, a
skill that informs the development and insight of her characters. She
also attended the MFA program at Vermont College and worked
independently with Dianne Benedict, prize winning author of Shiny
Objects, and Michael Steinberg, editor of Fourth Genre Journal.
You can reach Michelle by clicking on the email link.
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