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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Michael Wiegers  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: 1964 in Belleville, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

He was born in Belleville, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Wiegers is the executive editor at ''Copper Canyon Press'', an independent, non-profit literary publishing company specializing in the publication of poetry, based out of Port Townsend, Washington. He also works as a publishing consultant.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

The poet's child /
ISBN: 1556591756. OCLC Number: 49681698

Copper Canyon Press,. .

This Art :
ISBN: 9781619321168. OCLC Number: 849722847

Copper Canyon Press,. .

This anthology pays tribute to the art of poetry and Copper Canyon's 30-year dedication to publishing it.

This art :
ISBN: 1556591845. OCLC Number: 51511167

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Sixty poets from around the world explore the nature and function of poetry, whether directly or obliquely, finding mystery, paradox, and fullness in an art made of common everday speech.