John C. Mannone, the 2020 Dwarf Stars Award winner and an HWA Scholarship recipient (2017), has poems appearing in North Dakota Quarterly, Foreign Literary Review, Le Menteur, Blue Fifth Review, Poetry South, Baltimore Review, Pedestal, 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.
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Read his July 2020 interview in “A Day in the Life Interview Series”
Read John’s work in Altered Reality Magazine:
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