Presentations

  • Featured Reader, with Anca Cristofovici. Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA, May 2018. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/2018.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlqXszLaGKM
  • "We wanted to try the strength of our slender legs: Some Notes on Walking as Form." Panel presentation at NonfictioNOW Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 2017. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/2017.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Japan
  • Latin America and the Caribbean

Publications

  • Mejia, Michael. "Matanzas," prose, 15 Bytes, January 2020. Web. Published, 01/05/2020.
    http://artistsofutah.org/15Bytes/index.php/michael...
  • Mejia, Michael. "TIA CATRINA |||| UNCLE SAM (after George Rodriguez), ekphrastic prose, DIAGRAM, Web. Published, 12/31/2019.
    http://thediagram.com/19_6/mejia.html
  • Mejia, Michael. "Always in Season," "Birds of Passage," "I Am Mother," "Luce," "Midnight Family," "Monos," "Native Son," "Ms. Purple," "The Wolf Hour," film reviews, Salt Lake Magazine, January 2019. Web. Published, 01/2019.
    https://www.saltlakemagazine.com/arts-and-entertai...
  • Mejia, Michael. TOKYO. Tuscaloosa, AL: FC2/U of Alabama Press, March 2018. Published, 03/2018.
    https://michaelmejiawriter.com/tokyo
  • Michael Mejia (2018). "306 Hollywood," "Beast," "Butterflies," "Foxtrot," "Generation Wealth," "Lizzie," "The Rider," "Three Identical Strangers," "We the Animals," "Westwood," "Yardie" . [Website/Blog] URL https://saltlakemagazine.com/. Published, 01/2018.
    https://saltlakemagazine.com/
  • Mejia, Michael. "We wanted to try the strength of our slender legs: Some Notes on Walking as Form," nonfiction, Halophyte Collective, forthcoming, 2018. Print. Accepted, 10/2017.
  • Mejia, Michael. TOKYO (Excerpt), fiction, 15 Bytes, July 2017. Web. Published, 07/16/2017.
    http://artistsofutah.org/15Bytes/index.php/read-lo...
  • Mejia, Michael. "Crystal City," prose, Notre Dame Review, Spring 2017. Print. Published, 03/2017.
    http://ndreview.nd.edu/archived-issues/ndr-43/
  • Mejia, MIchael. "Carpinteros," "Dayveon," "Machines," "The Nile Hilton Incident," "Pop Aye," "Tokyo Idols," "Whose Streets?," film reviews, Salt Lake Magazine, January 2017. Web. Published, 01/2017.
    https://saltlakemagazine.com/category/arts-and-ent...
  • Mejia, Michael. "New Seed, New Soil," review of Nicholas Moseley's Metamorphosis, Tarpaulin Sky, February 2016. Web. Published, 02/2016.
    https://tarpaulinsky.com/2016/02/nicholas-mosley-2...
  • Mejia, Michael. "A Good Wife," "Cemetery of Splendor," "Maggie's Plan," "The Birth of a Nation," "The Eyes of My Mother," "The Fits," "The Land of the Enlightened," "The Lure," "White Girl," "Wiener-Dog," film reviews, Salt Lake Magazine. Published, 01/2016.
    http://saltlakemagazine.com/
  • Mejia, Michael. Four excerpts from "Salaryman," photos and prose poems, Rattle, June 2015. Web. (Reprint, with audio). Published, 06/2015.
    http://www.rattle.com/print/40s/i47/
  • Mejia, Michael. "To Visit a Place for the First Time Is Thereby to Begin to Write It" (excerpt), fiction, Litscapes: Collected U.S. Writings 2015 (ed. Caitlin Alvarez and Kass Fleisher), Steerage Press. Published, 06/2015.
    http://www.steeragepress.com/books/litscapes/
  • Mejia, Michael. "The Written Face" and "Millions of Bodies," fiction, Clackamas Literary Review. Published, 04/2015.
  • Mejia, Michael. Four excerpts from "Salaryman," photos and prose poems, Rattle, February 2015. Print. Published, 02/2015.
  • Mejia, Michael. "6 Desires: D.H. Lawrence and Sardinia," "It Follows," "The Tribe," "The Overnight," "Princess," "The Russian Woodpecker," "Western," "Liveforever," "Last Days in the Desert," "The Forbidden Room," "Station to Station," "The Witch," "Cartel Land," "Finders Keepers," "The Sundance That Was," film reviews, Salt Lake Magazine, January, 2015. Web. Published, 01/2015.
    http://www.saltlakemagazine.com/blog/2015/02/13/20...
  • Mejia, Michael. "The Way In," nonfiction, The Volta, December 2014. Web. Published, 12/2014.
    http://www.thevolta.org/ewc48-mmejia-p1.html
  • Mejia, Michael. "Three Tales from the Japanese: 'The Incident,' 'The Unknown Language,' 'Food Decentered,'" fiction, The Collagist, December 2014. Web. Published, 12/2014.
    http://thecollagist.com/the-collagist/2014/12/5/th...
  • Mejia, Michael. "Coyote Takes Us Home," fiction, Angels of the Americlypse (ed. Carmen Gimenez Smith and John Chávez), Counterpath, August 2014. Published, 08/2014.
    http://counterpathpress.org/angels-of-the-americly...
  • Mejia, Michael. "'A Camera's Not Expression, It's Part of the Spectacle': 5 YouTube Videos," hybrid prose, The Petroleum Manga, Peanut Books, June 2014. Published, 06/2014.
    http://punctumbooks.com/titles/petroleum-manga/
  • Mejia, Michael. "'A Camera's Not Expression, It's Part of the Spectacle': 5 YouTube Videos," hybrid prose, DIAGRAM, November 2013. Published, 10/2013.
    http://thediagram.com/13_5/mejia.html
  • Mejia, Michael. "The Abjection" and "On 'The Abjection.'" Fiction and accompanying craft essay in anthology. Tuscaloosa Writes This (eds. Brian Oliu and Patti White). Slash Pine Press. Published, 09/2013.
    http://slashpinepress.com/tuscaloosa-writes-this/
  • Mejia, Michael. "What I'm Reading Now." Essay. Drunken Boat. Published, 08/2013.
    http://www.drunkenboat.com/?p=3165
  • Mejia, Michael. "The Cinematographers!" illustrated fiction, Western Humanities Review, July 2012. Published, 07/2012.