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Michael T. Young

Michael T. Young

Other / Spoken Word / Poetry Jersey City, NJ  US


Zero Knowledge by Michael T. Young


  • Sat

    Aug 22

    Teaneck, NJ, US | 7:00pm

    Featuring in the North Jersey Literary Series with Doris Umbers

  • Sun

    Jun 14

    Brooklyn, NY, US | 4:00pm

    Featuring in the Lunar Walk Poetry Series with Margo Taft Stever

  • Wed

    Jun 10

    Woodbridge Township, NJ, US | 8:00pm

    Featuring in the Poets Wednesday Series

  • 2012

    Aug 28

    New York, NY, US | 7:00pm

    featured with Dean Kostos; hosted by Paul Romero. Bryant Park is situated behind the New York Public Library in midtown Manhattan, between 40th and 42nd Streets & Fifth and Sixth Avenues. Take the B, D, F, or M train to 42nd Street/Bryant Park Take the 7 to 5th Avenue

  • 2012

    May 17

    Queens, NY, US | 7:30pm

    Boundless Tales, the Astoria Reading Series curated by Aida Zilelian, this month features Joel Allegretti, Nancy Agabian, Cassandra Faustini, Yvette Perez, and Michael T. Young. Nearest Subway: Take the N or W trains to Ditmars Blvd. Event Contact Info: Host Aida Zilelian e-mail: boundlesstales@gmail.com event blog: boundlesstales.blogspot.com. host's website: http://www.aidazilelian.com host's blog: aidastories.blogspot.com


  • Front Cover of "Living in the Counterpoint" (Finishing Line Press, 2012)
  • Mike in the studio
  • Mike at Gotham Book Mart, 2000 [Photo Credit: Maureen Holm]


Bio: Michael T. Young' s latest poetry collection, a chapbook titled "Living in the Counterpoint" is due out from Finishing Line Press, January 13, 2012. He has published two previous collections of poetry, a full-length book "Transcriptions of Daylight" (Rattapallax Press, 2000), and an earlier ch...See Full Bio

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“With the deftness of a magician, Michael T. Young moves us seamlessly between point and counterpoint, so seamlessly that we are almost unaware of the shifts from the living to the dead, from light to dark, near to far, and early to late. In tightly crafted gem-like poems, he contemplates fossils, diamonds, headstones, rivers, bridges, and even a slug, ultimately achieving and imparting ‘a deep knowledge of the earth.’ ”

— Diane Lockward, Poet Laureate of West Caldwell, NJ, and Author, Temptation by Water

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