J. Michael Martinez

Longlist, 2018 National Book Awards

J. Michael Martinez received the Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets for his first collection, Heredities. His second, In the Garden of the Bridehouse, was published by the University of Arizona Press.
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Museum of the Americas

Museum of the Americas by J. Michael Martinez, book cover
ISBN 9780143133445 Penguin Books / Penguin Random House

The poems in J. Michael Martinez's third collection of poetry circle around how the perceived body comes to be coded with the transhistorical consequences of an imperial narrative. More about this book >

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J. Michael Martinez

J. Michael Martinez received the Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets for his first collection, Heredities. His second, In the Garden of the Bridehouse, was published by the University of Arizona Press. He is the poetry editor of Noemi Press, and his writings have been widely anthologized. He lives in Denver, Colorado.

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