Michael T. Young

Jersey City, NJ 07307-4936

Publications and Prizes

Because the Wind Has Questions
(Somers Rocks Press, 1997)
, Living in the Counterpoint
(Finishing Line Press, 2012)
, The Beautiful Moment of Being Lost
(Poets Wear Prada, 2014)
, Transcriptions of Daylight
(Rattapallax Press, 2000)
Chance of a Ghost
(Helicon Nine Editions, 2005)
, In the Black/In the Red
(Helicon Nine Editions, 2012)
, Phoenix Rising: The Next Generation of American Formal Poets
(T&W, 2004)
, Rabbit Ears: TV Poems
(Poets Wear Prada, 2014)
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, Christian Science Monitor, Louisville Review, The Potomac Review, Raintown Review, The Same, Tiferet, upstreet, Waccamaw
Prizes Won: 
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

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Jersey City, NJ
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Last updated: Oct 08, 2014