Michael Northenis

Michael Northenis edits Wordgathering, A Journal of Disability and Poetry and coordinates the annual Inglis House Poetry Contest for disability-related poetry. For over 40 years, he has taught adults with physical disabilities, women on public assistance, prisoners, and rural and inner city children.

Books By Michael Northenis

Beauty is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability

By: Jennifer Bartlett, Michael Northenis, Sheila Black

"Immerse yourself in muscular poems of tenderness and intensity, intimate poems of eloquence and bluntness, profound poems that present disability's difficulty, challenge, and pride - all the while exploring the

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