Rikers Island

In the shadow of New York City's skyline, behind the looming walls of Rikers Island, a tale of resilience, hope, and the indomitable human spirit...

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Michele Evans

Jack-of-all-trades and master of writing! 

Michele dabbles in various genres & mediums, from sci-fi to romance, from novels to screenplays to articles. She has a fiction writing portfolio, where you can find her amazing stories, making you laugh, cry, and think! She also writes about real-life issues, such as the Covid situation in Rikers Island, which she covered for the New York Times.

Ms. Evans is also a Filmmaker. Many of her novels are adapted and originally written by her as screenplays. Michele's latest project 'New York Second' is currently in post-production.

Other Writing

I Got Covid at Rikers. I’m Still Suffering.

When I arrived on Rikers Island in January 2019 to await trial for an assault charge, I knew it would be dangerous — after all, the women’s jail is notorious for chronic abuse, unsanitary conditions and violence. But what I did not know was that I would become one of hundreds of inmates at Rikers to contract the coronavirus.

I remember watching the TV in early March 2020 when a lawyer from Westchester County was reported to be the source of several cases in New York.

In the beginning, none of...

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June 12, 2024
Woman's Heart Deep Ocean of Secrets

A song is worth a thousand words!


The story of ‘Woman’s Heart: Deep Ocean of Secrets’ spans 30+ years. It follows a rag-tag group of characters involved in the making of what is...

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February 20, 2024
Rikers Island - The love continues... this time in London!! ♥️📚🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿
February 19, 2024
Rikers Island Featured in the New York Times!!!!

Every Author's dream! Read the New York Times feature now!

https://www.nytimes.com/2024/02/18/nyregion/rikers-island-authors.html

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June 23, 2024
Interconnected Hearts: When Love Stories Collide

Have you ever felt the ripple effect of one relationship impacting another, like a pebble tossed into a still pond? In the world of love and emotions, we're rarely dealing with isolated incidents. Our hearts are intertwined, our past and present relationships weaving together in a complex tapestry of desires, vulnerabilities, and growth.

In my upcoming book, "Woman's Heart: Deep Ocean of Secrets," we explore the tangled web of interconnectedness that binds two seemingly separate love stories....

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Contact

Hello Cherished Readers,

I'm an author excited about the potential to connect with passionate readers. My latest work, a novel that saddles up in the Rocky Mountains, thrills with competition and romance, is available now!  Please send me your thoughts, suggestions or questions about any of my books!

Look forward to hearing from you,

Michele Evans