Michael Burkard’s books of poetry include My Secret Boat (W. W. Norton), Entire Dilemma (Sarabande Books), and Unsleeping (Sarabande Books). His poems appear in many journals and magazines, including The American Poetry Review, Chicago Review, Verse, Fence, and Black Clock. Twice he has received fellowships from both the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Foundation for the Arts. He received the Alice diFay di Castagmola Award from the Poetry Society of America, and he has received a Whiting Writer’s Prize. In 2008, Michael Burkard was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship.