Bill DiMichele is originally from Pennsylvania, and has been doing visual poetry since the late 1970s. His first pieces were type overs done on an old Smith Corona typewriter. In 1980 he moved to San Francisco where he worked at a graphics company, doing work on the various machines at hisdisposal, copiers, cameras, vacuum frames, printing presses, etc.
Bill DiMichele was coeditor of SCORE, magazine for visual poetry, with his friend Crag Hill, 1982-1990. He has been published in an endless number of small press magazines and blogs. Bill DiMichele now publishs Tip of the Knife (motto- draw blood or go home).