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.

Books by this Author

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,...

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 are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "That's awesome!" I must find a new word because that's totally lost its meaning now.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. A very hot, fresh, plain glazed Krispy Kreme donut

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Wasted time

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Leon Russell "Song For You," Brooks & Dunn "Hillbilly Deluxe," Duffy "Syrup and Honey," Joe Bonamassa "Mountain Time," AC/DC "Back In Black."

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