Judy Rowe Michaels, former poet in residence at Princeton Day School and a Dodge Foundation poet, has three poetry collections, most recently the chapbook Ghost Notes, and three books on teaching writing. She gives talks on ovarian cancer to medical schools for Survivors Teaching Students and presents on poetry at conferences.
From the Poetry Foundation:
Dr. Judy Rowe Michaels is poet in residence and English teacher at Princeton Day School in Princeton, New Jersey, as well as a poet in the schools for the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation.The author of two books on teaching poetry and writing, both published by NCTE (Risking Intensity and Dancing With Words), she has also two collections of poems, The Forest of Wild Hands and, most recently, Reviewing the Skull (WordTech Editions). A five-time ovarian cancer survivor, Michaels participates in Survivors Teaching Students, a program currently in over seventy medical schools around the country. She has been awarded three poetry fellowships from the New Jersey State Arts Council and nominated for two Pushcart Prizes. She is a member of the nine-women performance and critique group, Cool Women.