Michael T. Young

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About me

Gender MALE
Introduction My fourth collection, The Beautiful Moment of Being Lost, was published by Poets Wear Prada Press. My chapbook, Living in the Counterpoint, received the 2014 Jean Pedrick Award. I received a 2007 Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. I received a Chaffin Poetry Award and was twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
Favorite Movies 32 Short Films About Glenn Gould, Mindwalk, Surviving Desire, Wings of Desire, Blade Runner, Fight Club, Altered States
Favorite Music Pictures at an Exhibition, Schubert string quartets, symphonies, Brahms, Bach, Rameau, Scarlatti -- I particularly love classical piano.
Favorite Books Paradise Lost, Hamlet, The Waves, The Iliad, The Recognitions, Remebrance of Things Past, The Enchiridion, Country of My Skull, Moby Dick, The Duino Elegies and Sonnets to Orpheus, Shakespeare's Sonnets, the poetry of Gerald Stern, Stephen Dunn, Carl Dennis, Horace, Hopkins, Louise Bogan, Auden, Pessoa, Milosz, Brodsky, Robert Hass, Oppen, Williams, Keats, Herbert -- and too many to continue listing