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, a natural redhead—and an author/performer who has appeared across the U.S., including the MOTH's GrandSlams and Mainstage in N.Y.C., on NPR with Latino U.S.A. and on PBS with Stories from the Stage. Her debut book, the memoir Fish Out Of Agua: My life on neither side of the (subway) tracks, was published by Citadel/Kensington.
Story Coaching with Michele Carlo!
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“Kill Whitey Day”, a story from "Fish Out Of Agua" at a RISK! live show in Brooklyn.
“Artist of the Month”
I was NYC performance organization The Field’s Artist of the Month!
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.