A Night of Poetry with John Bonanni, Stephan Delbos, and Howie Good
Wednesday, July 10th at 8pm
Wellfleet Public Library 55 W. Main Street, Wellfleet, MA 02667
John Bonanni, M.Ed., serves as founding editor for the Cape Cod Poetry Review. He is the recipient of scholarships from the GALE Fund and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, as well as a residency from AS220 in Providence, RI. His poems have appeared in CutBank, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Hobart, Seattle Review, Washington Square Review,Verse Daily, and Prairie Schooner and his book reviews have appeared in Rain Taxi, Tupelo Quarterly, and Kenyon Review.
Stephan Delbos is a writer from Plymouth, MA. who lives in Prague. His poetry, essays and translations have appeared internationally. He is the editor of From a Terrace in Prague: A Prague Poetry Anthology (Litteraria Pragensia, 2011). His play Chetty’s Lullaby, about the life of trumpet legend Chet Baker, was produced in San Francisco in 2014. His co-translation of The Absolute Gravedigger, by Czech poet Vítězslav Nezval, was awarded the PEN/Heim Translation grant in 2015 and was published by Twisted Spoon Press. Deaf Empire, his play about Czech composer Bedřich Smetana, was produced by the Prague Shakespeare Company in 2017. He is the author of the poetry chapbook In Memory of Fire (Cape Cod Poetry Review, 2017), and the poetry collection Light Reading (BlazeVOX, 2019). He is a founding editor of B O D Y (www.bodyliterature.com).
Howie Good, Ph.D., a journalism professor at SUNY New Paltz, is the author of The Loser's Guide to Street Fighting, winner of the 2017 Lorien Prize from Thoughtcrime Press, and Dangerous Acts Starring Unstable Elements, winner of the 2015 Press Americana Prize for Poetry. His latest poetry collections are I Am Not a Robot from Tolsun Books, A Room at the Heartbreak Hotel from Analog Submission Press, and The Titanic Sails at Dawn from Alien Buddha Press. A collection of prose poems, What It Is and How to Use It, will be published this month by Grey Book Press. He co-edits the online journals Unbroken and UnLost.