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I put out the cat;
that’s one too many,
the night replied.

“Yin and Yang”


William Michaelian launched his blog, Recently Banned Literature, in 2008. Now in its ninth year, it is home to more than 3,900 posts scattered across 26 departments spanning poetry, fiction, memoir, books, drawings, gifts, music, links, reviews, and more.

A second blog is devoted solely to As Is, his free-form essay in nine parts, written and published in 2015.

Elsewhere, My Father Walking, and Twenty-Four Other Things, a poem, remembrance, and drawing featured in 2016 at Creative Thresholds, was selected as one of the Editors’ Picks at Discover, a space highlighting the best content shared on the Wordpress blogging platform.


Recently Banned Literature

As Is

My Father Walking, and Twenty-Four Other Things