She was born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana where she learned important skills like cajun dancing, crawfish-peeling, and reading. She now lives with her roommate and a cat named Biff in Baltimore, Maryland where she writes and drinks unsafe amounts of coffee.
Michelle earned a B.A. from Centenary College of Louisiana and an M.F.A. from University of Baltimore.
This is a clip of Michelle reading from Notes From My Phone* at the Enoch Pratt on April 19, 2017: