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Michael Klein

Author's Bio

My last book of poems, "then, we were still living" was a Lambda Literary Finalist and my first book, "1990" tied with James Schuyler to win the award in 1993. My new book of poems, "The Talking Day" was published in January, 2013. Recent work appears in Tin House, Ploughshares, Los Angeles Book Review and the Ocean State Review.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
The Talking Day (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2013), then, we were still living (GenPop Books, 2010), The End of Being Known (University of Wisconsin Press, 2003), Track Conditions (Persea, 1997), 1990 (Provincetown Arts Press, 1993)
Chapbooks:
States of Independence (Arts in Bloom Project, Inc., 2015)
Prizes:
Fellowship in Poetry from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, 1990 Lambda Literary Award, 1990 and 1993

Michael Klein Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Like Life by Lorrie Moore, In the Body of the World by Eve Ensler
Favorite Books:
"So Long, See You Tomorrow", William Maxwell "Blackbird and Wolf", Henri Cole, "Gilead" Marilynn Robinson, "The Guardians", Sarah Manguso
Favorite Authors:
William Maxwell, Henri Cole, William Gass, Jamaica Kincaid, Marilynn Robinson, Joy Williams, James Agee, Carson McCullers, Truman Capote, Adrienne Rich, Jean Valentine, Cheryl Strayed, Lydia Davis

Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Listing last updated: April 27, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Born in:
Washington, DC
Raised in:
New York, NY
Agent:
Henry Dunow

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