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Day 20: An Act by Michael M. Weinstein

Queer Poem-a-Day is a program from the Adult Services Department at the Library and may include adult language.

An Act

by Michael M. Weinstein

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Copyright © 2021 by Michael M. Weinstein. Used with the permission of the author. Originally published on Queer Poem-a-Day on the Deerfield Public Library Podcast on June 20, 2021.

About the Author

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Michael M. Weinstein is a poet, scholar, and teacher. His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The New Yorker, Boston Review, Conjunctions, The Iowa Review, The Kenyon Review, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and elsewhere. A graduate of Harvard University and the University of Michigan’s Helen Zell Writers’ Program, he is currently working on a book about the social and romantic lives of transgender Americans. For more:


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2021 Queer Poem a Day

Queer Poem-a-Day is directed by poet and teacher Lisa Hiton and Dylan Zavagno, Adult Services Coordinator at the Deerfield Public Library. Music for this second year of our series is the first movement, Schéhérazade, from Masques, Op. 34, by Karol Szymanowski, performed by pianist Daniel Baer. Queer Poem-a-Day is supported by generous donations from the Friends of the Deerfield Public Library and the Deerfield Fine Arts Commission.

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