Michael S. Glaser is a Professor Emeritus at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and was Poet Laureate of Maryland from 2004-2009. The recipient of the Homer Dodge Endowed Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the Columbia Merit Award for service to poetry, he served as a Maryland State Arts Council poet-in-the-schools for over 25 years and has been widely sought as a speaker and workshop leader.
In 2006, Glaser received The Andrew White Medal from Loyal College for “lasting contributions to Maryland’s life and rich literary tradition.” He recently completed two terms as a member of the Board of Directors of Maryland Humanities as well as his service as a board member of the Kirkridge Retreat and Study Center. Glaser has edited four anthologies and published over 500 individual poems as well as eight collections of his poetry. He also co-edited The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton (BOA, 2012)
Last December Glaser completed 50 years of service to St, Mary’s College of Maryland and moved to Hillsborough, NC with his wife, the educator, Kathleen Glaser. They now live more contemplative lives in their new home near the top of a small mountain surrounded by acres of woods.
More at http://www.michaelsglaser.com