Meet John C. Mannone

Poet John C. MannoneJohn’s interview for Altered Reality Magazine

A special announcement from John

John C. Mannone, the 2020 Dwarf Stars Award winner and an HWA Scholarship recipient (2017), has poems appearing in North Dakota QuarterlyForeign Literary ReviewLe MenteurBlue Fifth ReviewPoetry SouthBaltimore ReviewPedestal, and others.

He won the Impressions of Appalachia Creative Arts Contest in poetry (2020) and the Carol Oen Memorial Fiction Prize (2020), and was awarded a Jean Ritchie Fellowship (2017) in Appalachian literature. He served as the celebrity judge for the National Federation of State Poetry Societies (2018) and edits poetry for Abyss & Apex, and other journals.

A retired university physics professor, John lives in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Visit John on the internet at:

Read his July 2020 interview in “A Day in the Life Interview Series

Read John’s work in Altered Reality Magazine:

Morphism Self-Aware  
Sports Weather
From the Ninth Brane in three point five billion years
Umbrella Tree The Deer Stand Foreign Exchange
Night Train Matthew’s Diary Seeing Dragons
Hunting Pharaoh’s Eye Yellow Spiders
Waterworld Happy Hour at Drake’s Lounge You Always Said You Could Swim Like A Fish 
Giant Hogweed The Photograph Marbles
Blue Flowers House of the Rising Sun  Bubonic
Various Haiku  π Remains at an Archeological Site 
Bewitching Words Listening to the Relics of Our Galaxy A New Way to Fight a World War
Before the Dark Reposes Singularity Orion and the Bull

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