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Michael Atkinson (born 1962) is an American writer, poet and film critic. His debut novel is Hemingway Deadlights (St. Martin's Press/Minotaur Books, 2009), and he has written on film and culture for The Believer, Sight & Sound, The Guardian, Film Comment, The Village Voice, In These Times, True/Slant, SPiN, Maxim, The Boston Phoenix, Details, The Progressive, Moving Image Source, IFC.com, TCM.com, Movieline, The Poetry Foundation, Chicago Reader, LA Weekly, The Stranger, The American Prospect, City Paper (Baltimore), Modern Painters, and many other publications.
Total Books: 33
His volume Exile Cinema: Filmmakers at Work Beyond Hollywood (SUNY Press) featured work by Guy Maddin, Stuart Klawans, Chuck Stephens, Dennis Lim, Ed Park, Jonathan Rosenbaum, Joshua Clover, Jessica Winter, David Thompson, Howard Hampton, David Sterritt, and others.
His debut book of poetry is One Hundred Children Waiting for a Train (Word Works), and he has had poems appear in The Threepenny Review, Ontario Review, Chelsea, Michigan Quarterly Review, Prairie Schooner, Epoch, Crazyhorse, The Seneca Review, New Letters, Cimarron Review, The Laurel Review, and many other journals.
Since 1997 Atkinson has taught at Long Island University/C.W. Post.
He has been the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship, and was a featured writer in September 11, 2001: American Writers Respond (ed. William Heyen, Etruscan Press, 2002), The Best American Movie Writing 2001 (John Landis & Jason Shinder, eds., Avalon/Thunder’s Mouth Press, 2001), Celluloid Jukebox (Jonathan Romney & Adrian Wooton, eds., British Film Institute, 1997), and The Best American Poetry 1993 (eds. Louise Gluck & David Lehman, Collier/Macmillan, 1993).
Atkinson also co-authored and co-produced a TV pilot, Babylon Fields (2007), produced by 20th Century Fox for NBC.