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Michael Palmer Biography | Poet

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Michael Palmer (born May 11, 1943; Manhattan, New York) is a contemporary American poet and translator. He attended Harvard University where he earned a BA in French and a MA in Comparative Literature. He has worked extensively with Contemporary dance for over thirty years and has collaborated with many composers and visual artists. Palmer has lived in San Francisco since 1969.. American poet and translator