Eric Torgersen

Eric Torgersen
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Eric Torgersen has published poetry, fiction, essays and a full-length study of Rainer Maria Rilke and Paula Modersohn-Becker. He also translates German poetry, especially that of Rainer Maria Rilke and Nicolas Born. He was born in Huntington, New York. He has a BA in German Literature from Cornell University; after two years in the Peace Corps in Ethiopia, he earned an MFA in poetry from the University of Iowa. He retired in the spring of 2008 after 38 years of teaching writing at Central Michigan University. He lives in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan with his wife, the quilt artist Ann Kowaleski. His next book of poems, Heart. Wood., will be published in 2012 by Word Press. more »

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  • Freshman - 1,580 Points Michael Morgan (6/13/2012 8:16:00 AM)

    Hi, thanks for reading. I enjoy your pieces mucho. How are things in Michigan? Remember it fondly, I do. There is nothing like Lake Superior.
    Cheers, MM

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