The VPR Poem of the Week is Michael Blumenthal’s “Autobiography of a Face,” which appeared in the Spring/Summer 2010 issue (Volume XI, Number 2) of Valparaiso Poetry Review.
Michael Blumenthal’s seventh collection of poems, And, was published by BOA Editions in 2009. He is also the author of a memoir, All My Mothers and Fathers (Harper Collins, 2002). His novel, Weinstock Among The Dying, won Hadassah Magazine's Harold U. Ribelow Prize for the best work of Jewish fiction, and his collection of essays from Central Europe, When History Enters the House, was published in 1998.
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