Long Beach resident Michelle Brittan reads “Poem for My Mother.”
Michelle Brittan has had poems published in Calyx, Crab Creek Review, The Grove Review, The Los Angeles Review, Nimrod, Pilgrimage, and Poet Lore, and in the anthology, Time You Let Me In: 25 Poets Under 25. In 2011, she earned an MFA in Creative Writing at California State
University, Fresno, where she won an Academy of American Poets Prize. Born in San Francisco, Michelle now lives in Long Beach and is a
doctoral fellow in University of Southern California’s PhD program in
Creative Writing & Literature.