August Kleinzahler

August Kleinzahler (1999, 2006) has published nine volumes of poetry, including Storm Over Hackensack, Earthquake Weather, Red Sauce Whiskey and Snow, Green Sees Things in Waves, Live from the Hong Kong Nile Club, and The Strange Hours Travelers Keep, recognized with the 2004 Griffin Poetry Prize.  His newest volume, Sleeping it Off in Rapid City, won the National Book Circle Critics’ Award.  In 2009 he received the Lannan Foundation Fellowship.  He is also the author of the collected essays, Cutty, One Rock.