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Michael Palmer
27 Sep 2005
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Born in Manhattan, poet and translator Michael Palmer has lived in San Francisco since 1969. He has worked extensively with contemporary dance for over thirty years and has collaborated with many visual artists and composers. His most recent collections are At Passages (New Directions, 1995), The Lion Bridge (Selected Poems 1972-1995) (New Directions, 1998), The Promises of Glass (New Directions, 2000), Codes Appearing (Poems 1979-1988) (New Directions, 2001) and Company of Moths (New Directions, 2005). A prose work, The Danish Notebook, was published by Avec Books in 1999. Among his awards, Palmer has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund Writer's Award, two National Endowment for the Arts grants in poetry, and the Shelley Memorial Award of the Poetry Society of America. From 1999 to 2004, he served as a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. For the past two years, he has been a Visiting Professor in the School of English, Creative Writing and Philosophy at the University of Cardiff.

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