Readings in Contemporary Poetry

Michael Palmer

Michael Palmer was born in New York City in 1943. He is the recipient of two grants from the Literature Program of the National Endowment for the Arts, and was a Guggenheim Fellow in 1989-90. He has written eight books of poetry and is often published in such literary magazines as Boundary 2, Berkeley Poetry Review, Sulfur, Conjunctions, and O-blek. His most recent books of poetry are AtPassages (1996) and The Lion Bridge: Selected Poems 1972-1995 (1998), both published by New Directions. He presently lives in San Francisco, CA.

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