Micki Myers

Micki Myers is an artist and writer living in Pittsburgh, where she teaches English and raises her children. She writes the food blog Yuckylicious, is a regular contributor to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and her first book, Trigger Finger, won the Pearl Poetry Prize.

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Daring, sly, and unlike any other book you’ve read, this memoir-in-poems tackles cancer with a bawdy wit guaranteed to “make you laugh in cancer’s face” (Marisa Acocella Marchetto, author of Cancer Vixen).

As a vibrant woman in her late thirties, a mother of two, poet, artist, and teacher, Micki Myers decided to confront her cancer diagnosis head on with the sharpest tools in her arsenal: namely, her sense of humor and unbridled poetic license.

The result is a charming,...

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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. They're all pretty awful

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. I love weeding. When I run out of weeds of my own, I start on other people's gardens.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. A Bonamassa signature Les Paul Gold Top guitar

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Carmen Burridge

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