Michael Juliani was born and raised in Pasadena, California. His poems, nonfiction, and journalism have appeared in online and print outlets such as the Los Angeles Times, Truthdig, Blindfold and Unshod Quills. As editor of the Bloodhoney* book series by filmmaker/photographer Harun Mehmedinovic, Michael has edited the books Séance and Persona. Michael studied Print & Digital Journalism at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California (USC), and he is an MFA candidate in poetry at Columbia University's School of the Arts. He lives in New York City.