M. Alexander Turner


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M. Alexander Turner is a Seattle-based poet, linguist, and translator.

He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Washington, (Class of 2020), for which he wrote a thesis on the mode of defining in poetry & naturalist literature.

Recent publications include "Dictionary (As the Map of Obstacle)" from October 2020's Poetry magazine, "Cosmic Microwave Background" from poets.org, and a translation of the Chinese-Taiwan poet Shang Qin in the New England Review (December 2019).

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email: maturner.poetry@gmail.com