Michael Copperman

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Michael Copperman

Michael Copperman teaches low-income, first-generation college students of diverse backgrounds at the University of Oregon. His prose has appeared in the Oxford American, The Sun, Creative Nonfiction, Salon, Gulf Coast, Guernica, Waxwing, and Copper Nickel, among many others, and he has won awards and garnered fellowships from the Munster Literature Centre, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Oregon Literary Arts, and the Oregon Arts Commission. This piece is a part of his memoir, Faces Bright, Voices Loud, forthcoming from University Press of Mississippi in September 2016.