Letter from Poetry Magazine

Letter to the Editor

by Michael Dickman

Princeton, New Jersey

Originally Published: November 1, 2010
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This prose originally appeared in the November 2010 issue of Poetry magazine

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 Michael  Dickman

Biography

Born in Portland, Oregon, poet Michael Dickman grew up with his mother and twin brother, poet Matthew Dickman, in Lents, a suburb of Portland. He earned a BA at the University of Oregon and an MFA at the University of Texas-Austin’s Michener Center for Writers.
 
Dickman’s elegiac free verse poems explore the difficult, often violent spectacle of personal memory; voice, in Dickman’s work, is a character unto itself, at once . . .

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