Michele Wolf won the 1997 Anhinga Prize for Poetry for her collection, Conversations During Sleep. Peter Meinke was the 1997 contest judge.
Michele Wolf is the author of The Keeper of Light, 1995 winner of the Painted Bride Quarterly Poetry Chapbook Series. Her poems have appeared widely in literary journals -- including Poetry, The Hudson Review, and Boulevard -- and anthologies, such as the award-winning When I Am an Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple and I Am Becoming the Woman I've Wanted, both from the Papier-Mâché Press. Recipient of an Anna Davidson Rosenberg Award for Poems on the Jewish Experience, she has also been awarded residency fellowships by Yaddo, the Edward F. Albee Foundation, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.
Raised in Florida, she was educated at Boston University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She lives in New York City, where she works as a magazine writer and editor