Donald Berger was born in New York and and grew up there and in Massachusetts. He received a B.A.in English from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an M.A. in English and Creative Writing from the University of Washington at Seattle. He is the author of three collections of poetry, The Long Time, a bilingual edition of in English and German (Wallstein Press, Goettingen, Germany), Quality Hill (Lost Roads Publishers) and The Cream-Filled Muse (Fledermaus Press) . His poems and prose have appeared in The New Republic, Slate, Conjunctions, Colorado Review, Fence, Ironwood, The Iowa Review, The Massachusetts Review, and other magazines including some from Berlin, Leipzig, and Budapest. He received a Fulbright Fellowship to teach in Germany, has spent a total of four years there, and has travelled widely in Europe and Asia. He was Lecturer and Administrative Director of the M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing at the University of Maryland and has also taught at Montgomery College.
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