Airdate: 13 October 2022
Miguel O. Mitchell, PhD is a Black speculative poet, science fiction and fantasy author, visual artist, and retired chemistry professor living in the metro DC area. Two of his poems, “A Descendant’s Gift” and “Becoming,” were nominated for the 2022 Rhysling Award in the Long Poem category by members of SFPA, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association.
In contrast to the generally serious tone of his poetry and prose is his mostly lighthearted paperback book of illustrated poems, Periodic Table of Alien Species (Elements 1-86), available from Barnes and Noble.
To find out more about his speculative poetry and visual artwork, visit his website: miguelmitchellsart.com