Michael John Wiese

TDCJ# 1621532
Luther Unit
1800 Luther Drive
Navasota, TX 77868


Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies English/Business (Adams State University 2021)

Associate Degree of Applied Science in Horticulture (Lee College 2019)

Associate Degree of Applied Science in Business Management (Lee College 2016)


Willow Review Award for Non-fiction (2021), “The Inside Kind of Storm”

Arizona Poetry Center’s 2021 award in Non-fiction for “The Necessity of Community.”

Arizona Poetry Center’s “Poetry and Protest” Honorable Mention, “Orwell Would Be Shocked.”


Contributing Writer, “The Echo,” Texas prison wide newspaper (since 2019)


Wiese, Michael John. “Country Boy Lane” and “A Smoldering Wick” Poetry Collection. The Listening Eye. Fall: 2020-2021 edition. Print.

Wiese, Michael John. “The Inside Kind of Storm.” The Willow Review. Spring: 2021. Print.

Wiese, Michael John. “An Enemy Unseen.” Exchange for Change, The COVID Collection, anthology, 2021.

Wiese, Michael John. “Judith’s Confession.” The Ekphrastic Review. February: 2020. Online Poetry Journal.

Wiese, Michael John. “She – You – Me.” Old Red Kimono Magazine. May: 2020. Print.