Michal (Mitak) Mahgerefteh

  Poetry and Fine Art 

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Michal (Mitak) Mahgerefteh


Michal Mahgerefteh is an award-winning artist and poet
from Israel living in Norfolk, 
Virginia since 1986.

Her poetry has been published in over one-hundred 
magazines and anthologies, in print and eEditions. 
She received awards for her poetry, most recently 
from The Poetry Society of Texas, Green River Writers,
The Poetry Society of Pennsylvania, Austin Poetry Society,
and Bethesda Writing Competition. 

Michal is The Poetry Society of Virginia student contest
judge and 2015 book award chair. She is 
The Anna Davidson Rosenberg Poetry Award chair
and committee member wince 2015, and the managing editor 
of  Poetica Publishing Company (assisting new
authors with the process 
of self-publishing poetry
chapbooks and full collections). 

Michal is the author of four poetry collections: 
Field of Harps (2016)Sipping Memories (2014/2016); 
What's Left Behind (2015-2016); In My Bustan (2009); 
her fifth collection, Solely Entwined (late 2019). 

Lastly, Michal enjoys traveling the world with her family, 
hiking in the mountains of west Virginia, watching
Sci -Fi movies, reading books 
on subjects she doesn't 
care about, visiting art museums for inspiration, 
sharing her poetry at local open-mic events, 
workshops, and book festivals. 

Contact: MitakArt@aol.com 
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