Michael Brosnan


4 Prentiss Way
Exeter, NH 03833

Author's Bio

Michael Brosnan is the author of The Sovereignty of the Accidental (Harbor Mountain Press, 2017), which poet Naomi Shihab Nye describes as a “stunning book… poems which stir language, memory, momentary intense awareness, to give us back the bracing joy of clear thinking.” Poet Eamon Grennan writes, “His is voice of both musical and intelligent authority.”

Brosnan’s poetry has appeared in numerous journals, including ConfrontationNew LettersBarrow StreetPrairie SchoonerThe Moth, and Rattle.

He is also the author of Against the Current, a book on inner-city education for kids at risk of dropping out, serves at the senior editor for Teaching While White, and writes often on issues in education. 

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Publications & Prizes

The Sovereignty of the Accidental (Harbor Mountain Press, 2017)

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Irish American
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Born in: 
Rockville Centre , NY
New York
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Port Washington, NY
New York
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Last update: Aug 15, 2019