Michael Klein

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet

680 West 204th Street Apt. 2A
New York, NY 10034
(646) 463-4539

Author's Bio

My last book of poems, "then, we were still living" was a Lambda Literary Finalist and my first book, "1990" tied with James Schuyler to win the award in 1993. My new book of poems, "The Talking Day" was published in January, 2013. Recent work appears in Tin House, Ploughshares, Los Angeles Book Review and the Ocean State Review.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

The End of Being Known (University of Wisconsin Press, 2003)
Track Conditions (Persea, 1997)
States of Independence (Arts in Bloom Project, Inc., 2015)


The Talking Day (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2013)
then, we were still living (GenPop Books, 2010)
1990 (Provincetown Arts Press, 1993)
Prizes won: 

Fellowship in Poetry from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, 1990

Lambda Literary Award, 1990 and 1993

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Like Life by Lorrie Moore, In the Body of the World by Eve Ensler

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New York, NY
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Last update: Apr 27, 2013