Introducing: Love Changes

Title: Love Changes
Author: Michael J. Burt
Publisher: Xpress Yourself Publishing, LLC
Release Date: February 5, 2007
ISBN-10: 0972299068
ISBN-13: 978-0972299060
Paperback: 84 pages
List Price: $10.95


Love Changes, Michael J. Burt’s sophomore release, is a compilation of his most personal works. Burt describes this compilation as being a diary revealing his most personal thoughts. This poetry collection takes you on a journey through love, which is subject to change.

About the Author:

ESSENCE Magazine featured Poet and author Michael J. Burt was born July 1, 1985 in Washington , DC . He was raised in Prince George 's County, Maryland , where he currently resides. Burt studies psychology at Frostburg State University in Western Maryland. Marsha Ambrosius of the Grammy-nominated group Floetry said that Burt's poetry has "...the ability to reach the Soul with honest words of emotional optimism...Lovely."
In 2005, Burt’s first volume of poetry entitled “Experience Is Impossible Without a Chance: A Collection of Poems” was published. Lovers of the written and spoken word have seen Burt perform at Christopher Newport University, Frostburg State University, Johns Hopkins University, and heard his poetry on Howard University’s historic WHUR-FM 96.3 radio station.

Burt fulfilled a dream by opening for poet Nikki Giovanni and also had the privilege of being booked to open for Def Poet J. Ivy. He is a contributor to multiple thought provoking African American-experience books including "Journey into My Brother's Soul" and “Not In My Family: AIDS in the African American Community” which features writings from Patti LaBelle, Mo’Nique, Hill Harper, Al Sharpton, and many more. Burt’s poem “The Legacy” was featured in the March 2007 issue of ESSENCE Magazine. He has also been featured in the literary magazine "The Nubian Chronicles."

“Love Changes: Poems,” Michael J. Burt’s sophomore effort was released officially February 5, 2007 by Xpress Yourself Publishing.
Burt is the Managining Editor of Poetic Press (Coming April 2007) an imprint of XYP.
Upon the completion of college, Michael J. Burt plans to continue writing and pursue a career in therapy. Burt is currently an online columnist for and a contributing writer for J.T.'s Book Corner at Black Men In doing celebrity and author interviews!
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