Meet John C. Mannone

Poet John C. MannoneA special announcement from John

John C. Mannone has work in Artemis, Poetry South, Blue Fifth ReviewNew England Journal of MedicinePeacock Journal, Gyroscope ReviewBaltimore Review, Pedestal, Pirene’s Fountain, and others. He’s a Horror Writers Association Scholarship winner (2017), a Jean Ritchie Fellowship winner in Appalachian literature (2017) and served as celebrity judge for the National Federation of State Poetry Societies (2018). 

He has three poetry collections: Apocalypse (Alban Lake Publishing), which won 3rd place in the 2017 Elgin Book Award; Disabled Monsters (The Linnet’s Wings Press) was featured at the 2016 Southern Festival of Books; and Flux Lines forthcoming in 2019 has love-related poems using science metaphors. He’s been nominated for Pushcart, Rhysling, and Best of the Net awards. He edits poetry for Abyss & ApexSilver BladeLiquid Imagination, and American Diversity Report. He’s a retired professor of physics near Knoxville, TN.

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Read John’s work in Altered Reality Magazine:

Night Train Matthew’s Diary Yellow Spiders
Hunting Pharaoh’s Eye You Always Said You Could Swim Like A Fish 
Waterworld Happy Hour at Drake’s Lounge Marbles
Giant Hogweed The Photograph Bubonic
Blue Flowers House of the Rising Sun  Remains at an Archeological Site 
Various Haiku  π A New Way to Fight a World War
Bewitching Words Listening to the Relics of Our Galaxy Orion and the Bull
Before the Dark Reposes    

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

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