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Michael S. Harper

Publications and Prizes

Use Trouble (University of Illinois Press, 2007), Selected Poems (Arc Press, 2002), Sweet Homeland (Red Book Press, 2002), Debridement (Song: I Want a Witness) (Paradigm Press, 2001), Songlines in Michaeltree: New and Collected Poems (University of Illinois Press, 1999), The Family Sequences (Ziggurat Press, 1998), Honorable Amendments (University of Illinois Press, 1995), Every Shut Eye Ain't Asleep (Little, Brown & Co., 1992), Songlines: Mosaics (Ziggurat Press, 1991), Healing Song for the Inner Ear (University of Illinois Press, 1985), Images of Kin (University of Illinois Press, 1977), Nightmare Begins Responsibility (University of Illinois Press, 1974), Debridement (Doubleday, 1973), Photographs: Negatives: History as Apple Tree (Scarab Press, 1972), Song: I Want a Witness (Pittsburgh Press, 1972), History is Your Own Heartbeat (University of Illinois Press, 1971), Dear John, Dear Coltrane (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1970)
The Vintage Anthology of African American Poetry, 1750-2000 (Vintage, 2000), Chant of Saints (University of Illinois Press, 1979)
Carleton Miscellany, Obsidian, The New Yorker
Frost Medal (Poetry Society of America, 2008)

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Listing last updated: May 4, 2009

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African American
Born in:
Brooklyn, NY
Raised in:
Los Angeles, CA

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