meet our team – Michelle

I met Michelle a year ago in a writing class and was immediately struck by the honesty in both her critique and her own writing. Since that class, she’s helped me polish a few of my own pieces and we became friends. When I started Alt-Minds Magazine, Michelle right away wanted to be involved and I knew she would be an invaluable addition.

Read about Michelle here:

Michelle Hillyard – Assistant Editor, Poetry

MichelleMichelle Hillyard is an award-winning spoken word poet from Mississauga, Ontario.

She’s currently on the 2018 Burlington Poetry Slam team and competed the 2018 Canadian Individual Poetry Slam in Vancouver, where she placed top ten in the country.

Michelle enjoys poetry that takes risks, tells unknown stories, challenges perspectives, and explores the raw truths of the human experience.

See our submissions page for details.