Burt Kimmelman

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  • Jonathan Curley (College of New Jersey)

Born in Broolyn, New York on May 6, 1947 and currently residing in Maplewood, New Jersey, Burt Kimmelman is a highly acclaimed American poet, especially prolific in the past two decades and a participant in countless poetry readings internationally. The author of four poetry collections—Musaics (1992; Spuyten Duyvil), The Point at Cape May (2002; Marshhawk Press), Somehow (2005; Marshhawk Press), and As If Free (2009; Talisman House)—Kimmelman is a descendant of the Objectivists and their concentration on unvarnished detail and also William Bronk, a lapidary, philosophical

American experimentalist of whom Kimmelman has written a critical study, The Winter Mind: William Bronk and …

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Curley, Jonathan. "Burt Kimmelman". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 13 May 2009
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