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Michael Klein (writer)

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Occupation  Poet, Professor
Education  Bennington College
Genre  Poetry
Role  Poet
Period  1993-present
Name  Michael Klein
Alma mater  Bennington College
Spouse  Andrew Hood

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Awards  Lambda Literary Award for Poetry, Lambda Literary Award for Gay Men's Poetry
Nominations  Lambda Literary Award for Gay Men's Biography/Autobiography
Books  Mathematical Methods for Econo, Then - We Were Still Living: Po, The End of Being Known: A, Track Conditions: A Memoir, Poets for Life: Seventy
Similar People  Maurice Obstfeld, Paul J J Welfens, Paul Krugman, Al Sharpton

Notable awards  Lambda Literary Award

Michael klein p o p

Michael Klein (born August 17, 1954) is a Lambda literary award-winning poet and faculty member of the English department at Goddard College and The Frost Place Conference on Poetry.



Klein was born in Washington, DC and attended Bennington College as an undergraduate, later receiving his MFA from Vermont College.


Klein has published three books of poetry, two books of non-fiction as well as literary criticism and interviews with other notable authors. He is currently publishing, albeit not exclusively, under Sibling Rivalry Press.


Klein serves as a member of the writing faculty at Goddard College. He teaches courses to humanities students in the memoir, essay, fiction and poetry concentrations. He has also featured interviews with writers like the poet Adrienne Rich and the playwright Eve Ensler.


  • A Life in the Theater (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2015)
  • The Talking Day (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2013)
  • States of Independence (chapbook, BLOOM Books, 2013)
  • then, we were still living (GenPop Books, 2010)
  • The End of Being Known, a Memoir (University of Wisconsin Press, 2003)
  • Track Conditions, a Memoir (Persea Books, 1997)
  • Things Shaped in Passing: More 'Poets for Life' Writing from the AIDS Pandemic (Persea Books, 1997)
  • In the Company of My Solitude: American Writing from the AIDS Pandemic (Editor with Marie Howe) (Persea Books, 1995)
  • 1990, Poems (Provincetown Arts Press, 1993)
  • Essays
  • “Risk Delight: Happiness and the ‘I’ at the End of the World”, Poetry Magazine, April, 2014
  • “And If That Doesn’t Work, Talk About God”, Ocean State Review, 2012
  • “Women Who Write the World” Provincetown Arts, 2001
  • “Playing By Ear”, Poets & Writers, 2000
  • References

    Michael Klein (writer) Wikipedia

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