Michele Carlo a.k.a. @Michele_asShell is the redhead with 8,000,000 stories about New York City. She is a native New Yorker, a Nuyorican and an author/storyteller/ performer who has appeared across the U.S., including the MOTH's GrandSlams andMainstage in N.Y.C. and on NPR with Latino U.S.A. Her debut book, the memoir Fish Out Of Agua: My life on neither side of the (subway) tracks, was published by Citadel/Kensington in 2010.

New and Improved!

“Fish Out Of Agua” joins the lineup of acclaimed freeform internet radio station Radio Free Brooklyn's 4th season! Time and day TBA

Curbed New York: Michele talks about her vanishing NYC

On PBS with There Goes The Neighborhood”

"Garlic on Trial," a short film shown at the 2016 Sparrow and Coney Island Film Festivals. Written by Michele Carlo in collaboration with artist/cinematographer Last-Up Larry.




Upcoming Shows!

Illustration: Rick Parker

Illustration: Rick Parker

I Wrote a Book!

Fish Out Of Agua:
My Life On Neither Side Of
The (Subway) Tracks

a memoir by Michele Carlo. Many of these stories were first told at The Moth's StorySlams.