Michael T. Young

Poet

N/A
Jersey City, NJ 07307-4936

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Rabbit Ears: TV Poems (Poets Wear Prada, 2014)
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In the Black/In the Red (Helicon Nine Editions, 2012)
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Chance of a Ghost (Helicon Nine Editions, 2005)
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Phoenix Rising: The Next Generation of American Formal Poets (T&W, 2004)
Books:
The Beautiful Moment of Being Lost (Poets Wear Prada, 2014)
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Living in the Counterpoint (Finishing Line Press, 2012)
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Transcriptions of Daylight (Rattapallax Press, 2000)
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Because the Wind Has Questions (Somers Rocks Press, 1997)
Journals:
Askew Poetry
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Barn Owl Review
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Barrow Street
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Chaffin Journal
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Edison Literary Review
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Fogged Clarity
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Heliotrope
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Hidden Oak
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Iodine Poetry Journal
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Lips
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Newtown Literary
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Oak Bend Review
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Plain Spoke
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Poem
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Rockford Review
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Spillway Magazine
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The Potomac Review
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The Same
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Tiferet
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Prizes won: 

Received the 2014 Jean Pedrick Chapbook Award for "Living in the Counterpoint." Received a 2007 Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Received a 2008 William Stafford Award from Rosebud Magazine and a 2005 Chaffin Poetry Award.

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
The Cartographer's Ink by Okla Elliott, Counter-Statement by Kenneth Burke

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Reading
Raised in: 
Jersey City, NJ
New Jersey
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Last update: Oct 08, 2014