Micheal Akutagawa is the author of The Homer Nods, a heroic comic novel in verse — an excerpt from which was recently published in Lost Lake Folk Opera magazine (Shipwreckt Books); and It Only Happens When I Dance With You: A Play in One Act. Current projects include The Ring and the Book: A Passion Play/Poem in Seven Shards; Writing Occasionally: Selected Prose and Poems; and Lying Still: A Muse Meants and Poems. He curates a weekly jazz radio program, entitled “Out There A Minute”, which can be heard over the airwaves in the Research Triangle (NC) area at 88.7 FM or streamed worldwide at wxdu.org.
Participation at the 2019 West End Poetry Festival
- Curated open mic | Thursday, October 17 | 6:30 pm | Cats Cradle Back Room