Michael Dickel, a poet, fiction writer, and photographer, has taught at various colleges and universities in Israel and the U.S. He co-edited Voices Israel Volume 36 (2010). He was managing editor for arc-23 and 24. Breakfast at the End of Capitalism, his most recent poetry chapbook was published by Locofo Chaps (part of Moria Poetry) in 2017. Is a Rose Press released his flash fiction collection, The Palm Reading after The Toad’s Garden in 2016. His previous books are War Surrounds Us, The World Behind It, Chaos… and Midwest / Mid-East. With producer / director David Fisher, he received an NEH grant to write a film script about Yiddish theatre.
Dickel’s writing, art, and photographs have appeared in print and online in: Eclectic Flash, Cartier Review, Pirene’s Fountain, Sketchbook, Emerging Visions Visionary Art eZine, Poetry Midwest, Fotógrafos En La Calle (Street Photographers), why vandalism?, Poetica Magazine—Reflections on Jewish Thought, Zeek: a Jewish Journal of Thought and Culture and Abramelin: the Journal of Poetry and Magick, among others. Two of his poems received first and second place in the 2009 international Reuben Rose Poetry Competition, and two of his poems received third place and highly commended in 2008.
Michael (Dickel) Dekel, Ph.D., holds degrees in psychology, creative writing, and English literature. He taught college and university writing courses in the United States and Israel for almost 30 years. He directed the Student Writing Center at the University of Minnesota and the Macalester Academic Excellence Center at Macalester College (St. Paul, MN). Dr. Dekel has published articles, presented conference papers, and led workshops on writing and the teaching of writing.
Dickel is available for readings, workshops, guest lectures / visits, and residencies. Contact through https://MichaelDickel.info