Mike White is originally from Montreal and now lives in Salt Lake City. His poems have appeared previously in Cimarron Review, and in other publications including The New Republic, The Threepenny Review, The Iowa Review, Poetry, Verse, FIELD, and Witness. "Buying My First Suit" is included in his first collection of poems, How to Make a Bird with Two Hands, just released from The Word Works.
Since 1967, Cimarron Review has published authors such as Nobel Prize winner Jose Saramago, John Ashbery, Robert Olen Butler, Mark Doty, Diane Wakoski, Tess Gallagher, Richard Shelton, Richard Lyons, Rick Bass, Pam Houston, William Stafford, Paul Muldoon, Grace Schulman, and many others.
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