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Michael T. Young

Publications and Prizes

The Beautiful Moment of Being Lost (Poets Wear Prada, 2014), Living in the Counterpoint (Finishing Line Press, 2012), Transcriptions of Daylight (Rattapallax Press, 2000), Because the Wind Has Questions (Somers Rocks Press, 1997)
Rabbit Ears: TV Poems (Poets Wear Prada, 2014), In the Black/In the Red (Helicon Nine Editions, 2012), Chance of a Ghost (Helicon Nine Editions, 2005), Phoenix Rising: The Next Generation of American Formal Poets (T&W, 2004)
Askew Poetry, Barn Owl Review, Barrow Street, Chaffin Journal, COE Review, Common Ground Review, Edison Literary Review, Fogged Clarity, Heliotrope, Hidden Oak, Hollins Critic, Iodine Poetry Journal, Lips, MacGuffin, Newtown Literary, Oak Bend Review, Off the Coast, Plain Spoke, Poem, Rattle, Rockford Review, Sow's Ear Poetry Review, Spillway Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor, The Louisville Review, The Potomac Review, The Raintown Review, The Same, Tiferet, Upstreet, Waccamaw
Received the 2014 Jean Pedrick Chapbook Award for "Living in the Counterpoint." Received a 2007 Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Received a 2008 William Stafford Award from Rosebud Magazine and a 2005 Chaffin Poetry Award.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
The Cartographer's Ink by Okla Elliott, Counter-Statement by Kenneth Burke
Favorite Books:
Paradise Lost, Hamlet, This Time, The Bounty, The Waves, The Different Hour, The Duino Elegies, etc.
Favorite Authors:
Milton, Shakespeare, Gerald Stern, Stephen Dunn, George Oppen, Carl Dennis, James Merrill, W. H. Auden, etc.

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Listing last updated: October 8, 2014

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Born in:
Reading, PA
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Jersey City, NJ

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