Poet Michelle Peñaloza on Cartwheels on the Sky
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Cartwheels on the Sky Featuring Willits/Covelo poet Michelle Peñaloza on KGUA FM Gualala 

This week’s Cartwheels on the Sky feature the poems and process of Willits/Covelo poet Michelle Peñaloza. Peñaloza is the author of Former Possessions of the Spanish Empire, winner of the 2018 Hillary Gravendyk National Poetry Prize (Inlandia Books, 2019). She is also the author of two chapbooks, landscape/heartbreak (Two Sylvias, 2015), and Last Night I Dreamt of Volcanoes (Organic Weapon Arts, 2015). The recipient of fellowships and awards from the University of Oregon and Kundiman, Michelle has also received support from Lemon Tree House, Caldera, 4Culture, Literary Arts, VONA/Voices, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, among others. The proud daughter of Filipino immigrants, Michelle was born in the suburbs of Detroit, MI and raised in Nashville, TN. She now lives in rural Northern California, in Covelo/Round Valley. More information can be found at: http://www.michellepenaloza.com/

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