Michael Klein is the author of the 2011 Lambda Literary Award Finalist then, we were still living, published by GenPop Books. His previous books are Track Conditions, a memoir, The End of Being Known, a memoir, and 1990, a book of poems which tied with James Schuyler to win a Lambda Literary Award in 1993. He teaches in the MFA Program at Goddard College and is on the summer faculty at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown.
Klein is currently working on a book version of his blog to be called States of Independence. He divides his time between Provincetown and New York City.
All posts tagged “Michael Klein”:
from then, we were still living 2001 But wasn’t it always a scene in a movie to delay it in the world? The always movie? In America, we make movies before anything really happens. It wasn’t like the movies and it wasn’t real. It was our entirety emptying into the fully realized emptiness. Then, [...]
New reading dates (& a Poetry Daily date) for Judith Baumel Dates below are listed in reverse chronological order: 31 October 2011: Cambridge, MA 8 pm @ The Blacksmith House 42 Brattle Street 617-547-6789 5 July 2011: NYC 7 pm @ The Bowery Poetry Club w/ Michael Klein & Alan Semerdjian 308 Bowery (Between Houston [...]
GenPop Books is delighted to announce that Michael Klein’s then, we were still living has been named a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry. Congratulations, Michael! Another finalist, in the category of Lesbian Fiction, is GenPop Magazine contributor Carol Guess’s Homeschooling, from PS Press. Congrats, Carol! In addition to then, we were [...]
We are grateful to NewPages for carrying Kimberly Steele’s thoughtful review of Michael Klein’s then, we were still living. Says Steele: Klein transitions into a different kind of vocabulary on the topic of death without setting off any alarms, subtly restructuring the way we perceive the chasm between the living and the dead. His treatment [...]
Scott Hightower at Fogged Clarity has written an excellent review of Michael Klein’s then, we were still living: Klein is never coarse; even when bawdy, he is subtle, self-deprecating – and loving. Klein dares us. And for the few minutes we are his reader, we are fortunate that he is in our world. . . [...]
Gabrielle Calvocoressi at The Rumpus provides a wonderful, wide-ranging interview with GenPop Books author Michael Klein: MK: “When I think of hopefulness, I immediately think of intimacy. Hope and intimacy are close in meaning to me. One of the missions of the book was to talk about ways in which we’re intimate and ways in [...]
There’s a new review of Michael Klein’s then, we were still living, thanks to Monica Mankin at ConnotationPress.com. It’s a great examination of Michael’s book, and also one of the better reviews, in general, that we’ve read in a while. “Wary of book jacket praise for contemporary poetry,” Mankin’s review/essay asks “what makes a book [...]
Michael Klein’s then, we were still living is reviewed at The The, thanks to Genevieve Burger-Weiser, who writes Michael Klein’s new book of poetry, then, we were still living, is a metaphysical meditation on identity through time and the search for the real amidst ghosts, memories, and illusory images. As in the artful illusions of [...]
ISBN: 9780982359419 Poetry, 6″x8″, 68 pages, perfectbound Publication date: 15 October 2010 For review copies, please email GenPop Books Also available for pre-order (ships Fall 2010) $14 includes shipping in the US (vs. $15 in stores) Single orders: online via PayPal (no account necessary) or by check. Bookstores: see ordering info here. ADVANCE Praise for [...]
It might be silly to speak of an author’s fourth book as a sophomore effort, but in terms of poetry, Klein has achieved what every author strives for in a second book of poems. His voice is recognizable, while his craft has sharpened, and his inquiries have grown more complex. It’s hard to imagine that [...]