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About Michael Burkard
Michael Burkard is the author of nine collections of poetry. He has received a Whiting Writers’ Award, the Poetry Society of America’s Alice Fay di Castagnola Award, and two grants from both the New York Foundation for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. Burkard has also worked as an alcoholism counselor, particularly with children whose lives have been impacted by alcoholism.
Also by Michael Burkard
A Notebook of Prose and Poems
Written as a notebook, My Secret Boat is a collage of stories, poems, dreams, and sketches. Among Burkard’s subjects are childhood, the sea, family, alcoholism, and love. We follow the narrator on a journey as he explores the images, characters, and incidents from his past. Identities merge and even become contrary. more »