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:

Sports Weather
Foreign Exchange  
Umbrella Tree The Deer Stand Seeing Dragons
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 Singularity  

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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