August Kleinzahler

August  Kleinzahler
The Odd Hours Travelers Keep, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 2003, won the Griffin International Poetry Award in 2004. He's also the author of the prose works Cutty, One Rock: Low People and Weird Places, Gently Explained (FSG, 2004) and Music: I-LXXIV (Pressed Wafer, 2009), as well as the winner of the Lannan Literary Prize for Poetry in 2008 and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Literature Award in 2017. Kleinzahler was born in Fort Lee, New Jersey, and now lives in San Francisco.