Miceala Morano

Selected Publications

Poetry

"The Kuleshov Effect" in The Shore (forthcoming)

"Married To The Water" and "What's Broken" in Eunoia Review

"dissections" in Kissing Dynamite Poetry

"heaven sent" in Hooligan Magazine's Spilled Ink

"Portrait of You, Ending" in Brave Voices Magazine

"Four Poems" in Voidspace Zine's BLACKOUT

"soft" in Intersections Magazine Issue 4

"fading triptych for the end" in Cathartic Youth Literary Magazine

"I Need You To Hear This" in Ice Lolly Review's "Hope During The Pandemic"

"she vs. i" in Project Said: Diversity and Equity in the Arts

Prose

"Escapology" in Lumiere Review Issue 08

"Faceless People" in The Global Youth Review Issue 04 (forthcoming)

"Every Room" in Berkeley Fiction Review (print)

Honors

2022 St. Mary's College of California River of Words Contest - Category IV Second Runner-Up in Poetry

Berkeley Fiction Review Sudden Fiction Contest - Honorable Mention

2022 Leyla Beban Young Authors Foundation Creative Writing Contest Finalist

Kissing Dynamite Poetry's Featured Poet, April 2022

Ringling College of Art and Design 7th Annual "Storytellers of Tomorrow" Writing Contest - Honorable Mention

2022 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Silver Medal In Poetry

2022 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Gold Key in Poetry (x2)

2022 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Gold Key in Critical Essay

2022 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Silver Key in Short Story

2022 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Silver Key in Poetry

2022 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Honorable Mention in Poetry

2022 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Honorable Mention in Portfolio

2021 Foyle Commended Young Poet

2021 Arkansas Scholastic Press Association Literary Magazine Writer of the Year

2021 Arkansas Scholastic Press Association Superior Rating in Short Story for "Brother"

2021 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Honorable Mention in Poetry

2021 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Honorable Mention in Science Fiction and Fantasy

Ozark Writers League Youth Writing Contest Winner in Short Story

Editorial Experience

Footnotes

Co-Editor-In-Chief, Nov. 2021-Present

Core Poetry Editor, Jan. 2020-Nov. 2021

The Young Writers Initiative

Contest Submission Reader, July 2021-Present

Chapter Founder and President, Sept. 2021-May 2022

Press

Interviewed by Zoe Yu for "Young Writers Should Be Taken Seriously — We're Writing About Our Experiences" in Teen Vogue (Feb. 2022)