We’re getting excited that Poetry Out Loud is right around the corner! To lead up to the competition next week, we will be featuring a biography of each of the three judges, information about the poems being presented, and the history of Poetry Out Loud. Read more about POL judge Michael Smith after the jump!
Michael Smith is an Assistant Professor of English and Editor of Tapestry at Delta State University. Michael received a Master’s of Fine Arts at University of Notre Dame, a Master’s of Arts at Hollins College, and a Bachelor of Arts at University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Michael teaches Introduction to Literature: Poetry and Drama, Expository Writing, Poetry Writing Workshop, Advanced Poetry Writing, American Literature II, Contemporary Literature, Composition, and a Literary Magazine Workshop at DSU.