Michael Palmer has lived in San Francisco since 1969. His most recent collections are Active Boundaries (Selected Essays and Talks) (New Directions, 2008), Madman With Broom (selected poems, with Chinese translations by Yunte Huang, Oxford University Press, 2011) and Thread (New Directions 2011). A new collaboration with the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, Times Bones, will have its premiere in 2013. He has taught at various universities in the United States, Europe and Asia.

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