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Andy Michaelson (St. Albert)

Andy Michaelson

ANDY MICHAELSON wrote a little in high school and returned to writing poetry and prose as he closed in on retirement age.  Andy joined the Edmonton Stroll of Poets to perform his work and is now a member of the League of Canadian Poets (Associate), Writers Guild of Alberta, Raving Poets Society and co-founder of Poet’s Ink.

Poet’s Ink is a writing and poetry program development organization that services the greater Edmonton area which poetry events and a weekly writing and critique circle.

Often described as a back-fence philosopher, Andy is an artist member of the Royal Conservatory of Music’s Learning through the Arts program working with the elementary school curriculum and poetry in grades four, five and six.

His poem Whale Bone was published November 2005 in the Leaf Press chapbook titled Object, ISBN 0-9735920-7-9

His poem Birch and Bird will be published in November 2006 in the Leaf chapbook titled Anecdote.

A compilation of the works of five Poet’s Ink authors, including Andy, Words are Ashes is scheduled for publication and release in early October 2006.




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