PRLog - Aug. 21, 2012 - BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Michael is a prolific and accomplished poet and has an international following. His first book Burning In Paradise won the Independent Firecracker Award in 1998 and was translated in Norwegian in 2008. He has been recognized worldwide as a poet and invited to the International Poetry Festival in Genoa, Italy to be honored for his Bukowski style poetry. He was the Guest of Honor at the 2010 Crossing Border Festival in The Netherlands. The Complete Poetic Works of Michael Madsen, Vol. I 1995-2005 (13 Hands Publications)
Michael Madsen Receiving Award at Festoria
His latest book, Expecting Rain (ISBN: 978-0976726081, April. 23, 2013, ©13 Hands Publications)
ABOUT JERRY HOPKINS
Jerry Hopkins is an American author and journalist. He is best known as the co-author (with Danny Sugerman) of No One Here Gets Out Alive (1980), the definitive biography of Jim Morrison of The Doors, which was a key source for Oliver Stone's film about the band. He has written nearly 30 books about music, food and travel, including three volumes on Elvis Presley. He has also written for Rolling Stone (where he was a contributing editor for 20 years), The Village Voice, GQ and numerous other publications. His most recent book as of December 2007 is an oral history of Don Ho. Since the early 1990s he has lived in Thailand.
ABOUT 13 HANDS PUBLICATIONS
Established in 2005, 13 Hands Publications is a poetry and mystery publishing house. For more information please visit: http://www.13handsonline.com or contact: email@example.com to request an interview with Michael Madsen.