Michael Bazzett is a poet, teacher, and translator. His debut collection of poems, You Must Remember This, won the Linquist & Vennum Prize in 2014, and his fourth collection, The Temple, was published by Bull City Press in 2020.
His fifth book, The Echo Chamber, is forthcoming from Milkweed Editions in 2021. His work has appeared in The American Poetry Review, The Threepenny Review, Image, The Sun and Ploughshares, and his verse translation of the Mayan creation epic, The Popol Vuh, (Milkweed, 2018) was longlisted for ALTA’s National Translation Award, as well as being named one of 2018’s ten best books of poetry by the NY Times.
He has received fellowships from the NEA, Teachers & Writers’ Collaborative; you can find out more at www.michaelbazzett.com.