Michael S. Harper

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Michael S. Harper

Michael S. Harper has taught at Brown University since 1970, where he is University Professor. He was the First Poet Laureate of the State of Rhode Island & Providence Plantations, 1988–93, and editor of I Do Believe in People: Remembrances of W. Warren Harper, 1915–2004 (Effendi Press, 2005 / Brown Graphics Department). His latest book of poems, Use Trouble, was published in 2009 by Illinois University Press.