Join MiCKi at the Riverside Writers’ 13th Annual “Celebration of Poetry” event on Saturday, April 11th. 9am-4pm!

Poetry Readings, Networking, a Poetry Slam competition
Program Highlight: Workshop on “Defining Your Writer’s Voice”
by Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda
(2006-2008 Poet Laureate of Virginia)

Admission is FREE @ the Salem Church Library.
Light Breakfast and Lunch snacks with refreshments.
Sponsored by the Riverside Writers Club (a VWC Chapter) and the Virginia Writers Club.

If you’re a writer, interested in writing, or love to enjoy poetry, come out for some culture, information and entertainment!

Support your Local Writers and the Public Library.

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Release Date:

Fredericksburg CD Release Party: 2/28/2015

Bye Greener Pastures is now available on iTunes! Search by Title works best.

Get a traditional CD in cover at CDBABY.COM or visit the Music Store at

Michelle will be reading her winning poem, “The Harp Temptation” as part of the VA Festival of the Book program at the Downtown Transit Station for community poetry.  The CAT Bus Lines Poetry in Motion contest winners will be posted inside the Charlottesville Area Transit buses until the Fall of 2015 where they will then move into the UVA Special Collections library as part of an anthology.  This contest has become a staple of the Arts Community in Charlottesville, VA.

Wednesday 3/18/2015
Light Refreshments / FREE

Thanks to all who came out for the Charlottesville CD Release Party and Performance at C’Ville Coffee on 3/11/2015.
Introducing Jo Napier – Guest Intermission.

Micki CVille Singing

C'Ville Coffee performance

C’Ville Coffee performance

MiCKi’s CD Release Party with Friends was a great success!  If you missed the show, here are some pictures.  Don’t miss the next show. Follow MiCKi at to keep up with events.  Guest performances by Patsy Asuncion and Jo Napier.

MiCKi performing 2/28/2015

MiCKi performing 2/28/2015

(L-R)  Patsy, MiCKi, Jo

(L-R) Patsy, MiCKi, Jo

Patsy Asuncion

Patsy Asuncion

Jo Napier

Jo Napier

Join MiCKi for a CD Release Party & Performance to celebrate the release of “Bye Greener Pastures” featuring Earl Dixon.
Visit C’Ville Coffee on Wednesday 3/15/2015 at 7pm – 8:30pm and pick-up all of MiCKi’s CDs and books.
Hear the voice that won 2nd place in the ‘Burg Idol 2014 singing competition.
Enjoy the writings of an award-winning local poet.  Support the Arts in Virginia and buy a CD at

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$2.00 cover to the venue / Food & Drink available on-site
Light snacks & refreshments served.

Release Date: 2/27/2015 Fredericksburg CD Release Party: 2/28/2015

Release Date:
Charlottesville CD Release Party: 3/11/2015

Release Date: 2/27/2015 Fredericksburg CD Release Party: 2/28/2015

Release Date:
Fredericksburg CD Release Party: 2/28/2015


Join MiCKi and friends as she celebrates the release of her 3rd CD music collection.
She’ll perform songs off the new release, “Bye Greener Pastures”, as well as other original and poetry.
Special Guests will help her celebrate this release with their own original selections.

Special Guests:
Jo Napier – singer/songwriter/guitarist
Patsy Asuncion – performance poet

FREE and Open to the public – All ages
Donations welcome – support your local artists.
Salem Church Library, Fredericksburg, VA
Meeting Room A – Stage
3:30pm – 5:00pm

CDs and Books will be available for purchase.
Get your copies autographed at the event.


MiCKi overheated the camera with her Performance Presentation on Thursday Jan 15th with selections from Rappahannock Voices and her album Try to Relate.
So many amazing poets from around the world gathered for this 4-day event at Bridgewater College.
Many thanks to Stan Galloway and his student staff!


Enjoy a 4-Day Festival of Poetry workshops and performances at the annual Bridgewater International Poetry Festival. MiCKi is scheduled as a speaker and performer on Thursday January 15, 2015 with impromptu performances through the remaining days.

Festival: 1/15/2015 – 1/18/2015
Location: Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, Virginia

At the Annual Meeting of the Virginia Writers Club, Michelle was elected as a new member of the Board of Governors with a 2-year term.  Thanks to the Election Committee and all who voted!  I’m proud to serve on this distinguished Board.