photo by Vickie Burick
Michael Boccardo's poems have been published in various journals, including Kestrel, The Lindenwood Review, Weave, The Southern Review, Border Crossing, Prairie Schooner, Nimrod, Comstock Review, and Best New Poets 2013, as well as the anthologies Spaces Between Us: Poetry, Prose, and Art on HIV/AIDS and Southern Poetry Anthology, VII: North Carolina. He is a four-time Pushcart nominee and a multiple recipient of the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prize. Also, he serves as assistant editor for the poetry journal Cave Wall. He resides in High Point, NC, with his husband and three tuxedo cats.