Michael Casey


Michael Casey was born in 1947 in Lowell, Massachusetts.  He was drafted into the U.S. Army and served as a military policeman in Vietnam.  His books of poems are Millrat (Adastra Press, 1996),  The Million Dollar Hole (Orchises Press, 2001), and Raiding a Whorehouse (Adastra, 2004).  His first book, Obscenities, was included in the Yale Younger Poets Series in 1972 and was reprinted in 2002 by the Carnegie Mellon University Press.  His poems have appeared in such periodicals as The New York Times, The Nation, The Boston Phoenix, Ohio Review, Salmagundi and Prairie Schooner.

His poem "Boss Asks" appears in Square Lake Number Four and "Summer Sizzler Outfit" in Number Six.

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