Burt Kimmelman


Maplewood, NJ 07040
(973) 763-8761

Author's Bio

BurtKimmelman has published nineteen books of poetry and criticism, and over a hundred articles on literature, art, and some memoir. He has been featured on National Public Radio, his poems often anthologized, and he has been the subject of a number of interviews available in print or online. His newest collection is Wings Apart (Dos Madres Press, 2019); his eighth collection, Gradually the World: New and Selected Poems (BlazeVOX [books]), was published in 2013. He teaches literary and cultural studies at NJIT, and lives in Maplewood, NJ with his wife, the writer Diane Simmons. More about him and samples of his work can be found at BurtKimmelman.com.

Publications & Prizes

Abandoned Angel: New Poems (Marsh Hawk Press, 2016)
Gradually the World: New and Selected Poems (BlazeVOX books, 2013)
The Way We Live (Dos Madres Press, 2011)
As If Free (Talisman House Publications, 2009)
There Are Words (Dos Madres Press, 2007)
Somehow (Marsh Hawk Press, 2005)
The Pond at Cape May Point (Marsh Hawk Press, 2002)
First Life (Jensen/Daniels, 2000)
Musaics (Spuyten Duyvil, 1992)

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Last update: Jun 09, 2019