Sunday, December 16, 2007

Poetic, philosophical, satirical writing by artist Michael Harold, Shreveport, nominated for a Pushcart Prize

"The Pushcart Prize is a prestigious American literary prize by Pushcart Press that honors the best 'poetry, short fiction, essays or literary whatnot' published in the small presses over the previous year. Magazine and small book press editors are invited to nominate up to 6 works they have featured," says

Michael Harold, Shreveport artist and writer, has won 2 nominations for a Pushcart Prize, says Michael Parker. One nomination fingered his poem, Cross-Media, published by Also named was a book published under the pseudonym Michael Aro. It is an umbric, satirical commentary entitled M.

From his Cross-media:
"Mind is
a quantum,
n-dimensional space

New Media,
Cross Media and
Transmedia are art forms
that intersect and recursively transcode
in quantum, diegetic n-dimensional space.

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Harold calls himself "an artist and technologist." He won the 2005 SRAC Multidisciplinary Fellowship, noted Carlos Colon. His paintings and multi-media pieces have been exhibited widely, including at Stoner Arts Center, Arodasi Center and Artspace Shreveport.

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