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Author: Burt Kimmelman

Burt Kimmelman was born and raised in New York City after the Second World War. WINGS APART (Dos Madres Press, 2019) is his tenth collection of poetry, following ABANDONED ANGEL (Marsh Hawk Press, 2016) and GRADUALLY THE WORLD: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS (BlazeVOX books, 2013). His poetry is often anthologized, and has been featured on National Public Radio; a number of interviews of him are available in print or online. Kimmelman has also authored books and articles mostly on literature, some on art and architecture, and some memoir. He is a professor of English, teaching literary and cultural studies at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, New Jersey.

Abandoned Angel: New Poems by Burt Kimmelman
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Abandoned Angel: New Poems by Burt Kimmelman

Marsh Hawk Press

Poetry. The pared-down and essentialized poems in ABANDONED ANGEL show Kimmelman's further explorations of the procedural dynamic in syllabic forms."By way of a precise and pared-down language these poems artfully render a physical world while simul...

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As If Free
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As If Free

Talisman House, Publishers

Poetry. "Make no mistake about it: Burt Kimmelman appears here—& not for the first time—as a successor to the lineage of William Carlos Williams & George Oppen (to name but two), no less so for being a master of that lineage worn proudly. The sense ...

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First Life
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First Life

Jensen/Daniels, Publishers

Poetry. "In FIRST LIFE, Burt Kimmelman captures the tactile language of childhood and the sensate world of the pre-verbal and newly verbal. His poems are intricate and wise nursery rhymes exploring the intimacies of family life—what takes place just...

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Gradually the World: New and Selected Poems, 1982 - 2013
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Gradually the World: New and Selected Poems, 1982 - 2013

BlazeVOX books

Poetry. Art. With drawings by Basil King. "The specificity of Burt Kimmelman's poems has, for more than thirty years, been a singularly locating force. It situates us in space, in relation to the luminosity of objects, art, and one another. That eve...

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Somehow
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Somehow

Marsh Hawk Press

Poetry. "Burt Kimmelman is a poet who obviously admires the clarity of classical Chinese poetry and strives for it in his tight syllabics and in his shifting images of light and dark. In doing so, he finds what is luminously transcendent in the rout...

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The Way We Live
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The Way We Live

Dos Madres Press

Poetry. "Burt Kimmelman is a poet who trusts what is: the continuous autonomy of two people in a close marriage, the unalterable passage of time, the lies the mirror tells us, the comfort of 'simply living / among the objects of the day.' Yet, like ...

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Wings Apart
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Wings Apart

Dos Madres Press

Poetry. "Suzuki writes: 'The true artist, like a Zen master, is one who knows how to appreciate the myo of things...[to make] a glimpse of things eternal in the world of constant changes.' In WINGS APART, Burt Kimmelman does just that. He observes t...

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