Michael Harmon

Poet

Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Author's Bio

B.A. in English Literature, Long Island University, 1973. B.S. in Computer Information Systems, Arizona State University, 1982. Computer programmer for almost twenty years. Three sons who also live in Arizona.

Publications & Prizes

Prizes won: 

Joint winner in the National Poetry Month Couplet Competition (2016) of The Society of Classical Poets.

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Mark Strand, Louise Bogan, Wallace Stevens, Sharon Olds, William Butler Yeats, Katherine Anne Porter, E.A. Robinson, Denise Levertov, Thom Gunn, Kim Addonizio, Dean Young, Cate Marvin, Ray Bradbury, Emily Dickinson, Cornelius Eady, Elizabeth Bishop, W. H. Auden, Sylvia Plath, William Empson, Gwendolyn Brooks, Randall Jarrell, Mary Jo Bang, Richard Wilbur, Annie Finch, Dylan Thomas, Anne Stevenson, Joshua Mehigan, Dorianne Laux, Dr. Zeuss, Katha Pollit, John Koethe, Ellen Voigt, David Ferry, Margaret Atwood, Russell Edson, Jane Kenyon, Philip Larkin, Adrienne Rich, Daryl Hine, Carol Muske-Dukes, Howard Nemerov, Marilyn Hacker.
What I'm reading now: 
A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
No
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Yonkers
Raised in: 
Yonkers, NY
New York
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Last update: Jun 13, 2020