Michael Steffen


38 Cambria Street Lower Apartment
Lancaster, NY 14086

Author's Bio

MICHAEL STEFFEN is the author of three collections of poetry. His first, No Good at Sea, was published by Legible Press in 2002. His second, Heart Murmur, was released in 2009 by Bordighera Press. His third, Bad Behavior, was published by Brick Road Poetry Press in 2012. Michael was granted a 2002 Fellowship from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and has had poems appear in a wide variety of journals including Poetry, Potomac Review, The Ledge, Poet Lore, Rhino, Smartish Pace and many others. Michael is a Y2K graduate of the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Vermont College and has read widely throughout New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Vermont and Massachusetts. He currently lives in Lancaster, New York.

Publications & Prizes

Bad Behavior (Brick Road Poetry Press, 2012)
Heart Murmur (Bordighera Press, 2009)
No Good at Sea (LEGIBLE Books, 2002)
Prizes won: 

Legible Press Poetry Prize, 2002
Bordighera Poetry Prize, 2009
Brick Road Press Poetry Prize, 2011

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Last update: Jan 29, 2013