Michal Mitak, an accomplished poet and artist based in Virginia, has authored five poetry chapbooks, and she anticipates the release of a new collection in 2024. She actively participates in The Poetry Society of Virginia, Women Who Writers, the Virginia Writer's Club, Voices International Poetry Group, and monthly poetry open mic on Zoom.
For two decades, Michal was managing editor at Poetica Magazine. She functioned as the founder-publisher and editor of Poetica Publishing, offering invaluable support to numerous poets in the editing, designing, printing, and promoting their books. Presently, Michal occasionally serves as an assistant editor for the magazine.
Since late 2023, Michal has been involved with The Van Landengham Gallery at Torpedo Factory, devoting her time to volunteer work and fostering connections with fellow artists. She is also an engaged Falls Church Art Center, Del Ray Artisans member, d'Art Center, and Chesapeake Bay Art Association.
During the day, Michal serves as the marketing director and interior decorator for Prestige Realty Company and Colley Executive Offices in Virginia.
In her free time, she enjoys bike rides, leisurely walks, preparing meals for her loved ones, and engaging in contemplative self-reflection amidst nature for personal growth and clarity. Additionally, she travels internationally to fuel and nourish her creative perspectives.
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