author photoMichelle Junot was born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana where she learned important skills like cajun dancing, crawfish peeling, and reading. She now lives with her six plants in Baltimore, Maryland where she writes and drinks unsafe amounts of coffee.

She is the author of and the floor was always lava, a new collection of essays which will be available May 9, 2014. Her essays have been published in Welter, Industry Night, and Plorkology: Poems, Stories, and Essays.

Michelle earned her M.F.A. in Creative Writing & Publishing Arts from University of Baltimore and her B.A. in Communication and Dance from Centenary College of Louisiana.

Upcoming Events

UB Grad Book Launch & Reading
(and the floor is always lava
will be on sale for $10
)
May 9, 2014 at 7pm
University of Baltimore Student Center, 5th Floor
21 W. Mt. Royal Ave., Baltimore, MD 21201

Wine and Words: A House Reading
Clipper Mill, Baltimore
Sometime in Late May
Details Forthcoming

Upcoming and Recent Publications

and the floor was always lava cover

and the floor was always lava
available May 9, 2014
click here for more information

All My Pets are Dead
published in Plorkology: Poems, Stories, and Essays, 2013

The Arrangement
(available to read here)
published in Industry Night, 2013