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Joseph Arcangelini

M.J. (Michael Joseph) Arcangelini was born 1952 in western Pennsylvania, grew up there & in Cleveland, Ohio. He's resided in northern California since 1979 & currently lives in west Sonoma County. He began writing poetry at age 11. His work has been published in little magazines, online journals (including The James White Review, Whisky Island, Taproot, Jonathan, lilliput, Rusty Truck, The Ekphrastic Review, The Gasconade Review), & a dozen anthologies. He is the author of four poetry collections, the full length "With Fingers at the Tips of My Words" 2002, from Beautiful Dreamer Press, the chapbooks "Room Enough" 2016, & "Waiting for the Wind to Rise" 2018, both from NightBallet Press, & the full length "What the Night Keeps" 2019, from Stubborn Mule Press. A chapbook, "Pawning My Sins" is pending from NightBallet Press. He maintains an occasional blog of poetry & prose at https://joearky.wordpress.com/ He has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.