Meet John C. Mannone

John C. Mannone

John C. Mannone has work in Blue Fifth Review, NEJM, Peacock Journal, Gyroscope ReviewInscape Literary Journal, Baltimore Review, Pedestal, Pirene’s Fountain, Eye To The Telescope, Event Horizon, Syzygy, and others. He’s been awarded two Weymouth writing residencies and has three poetry collections: Apocalypse (Alban Lake Publishing, July 2015), nominated for the 2017 Elgin Book Award; Disabled Monsters (The Linnet’s Wings Press, December 2015) featured at the 2016 Southern Festival of Books; and Flux Lines (Celtic Cat Publishing, Spring 2017). He’s been awarded two Joy Margrave Awards for Nonfiction and nominated for several Pushcart and Rhysling awards. He edits poetry for Abyss & Apex and other venues. He teaches college physics near Knoxville, TN. Visit him at


Read John’s work in Altered Reality Magazine:

You Always Said You Could Swim Like A Fish
Pharaoh’s Eye
Yellow Spiders
Matthew’s Diary

Read John’s work other places:

Stellar Quake – New England Journal of Medicine
Five Poems – Peacock Journal
Dignity of Sleep – Gyroscope Review
Freefall – Baltimore Review
Wormwood – Pedestal
A Glass of Stella – Pirene’s Fountain
undying – Eye To The Telescope
Paper Heart – Event Horizon
When the Comet Dust Settles – Syzygy