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Author: John Bradley

John Bradley was born in Brooklyn, New York, and grew up in Framingham, Massachusetts; Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska; Massapequa and Lynbrook, New York; and Wayzata, Minnesota. His first book, LOVE-IN-IDLENESS: THE POETRY OF ROBERT ZINGARELLO, won the Washington Prize, in 1989, and a second edition, expanded and revised, was published by Word Works. Besides writing poetry, he is also fond of composing aphorisms; his aphorisms appear in the anthologies Short Flights and Short Circuits. He is the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, a Pushcart Prize, and a grant from the Illinois Arts Council. He has been reviewing poetry books for Rain Taxi for many years and currently is an assistant editor for Cider Press Review. He lives in DeKalb, Illinois, with his wife, Jana, and their cats, Kiki and Zuzu.

Dear Morpheus, The Glue That Is You
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Dear Morpheus, The Glue That Is You

Dos Madres Press

A new collection by an award winning poet, and the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, a Pushcart Prize, and a grant from the Illinois Arts Council. Anyone who has ever woken at 3 a.m. unable to turn off the brain knows th...

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Everything in Motion, Everything at Rest: A Gallery of Photo-Poems
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Everything in Motion, Everything at Rest: A Gallery of Photo-Poems

Dos Madres Press

Poetry. Art. "We know many of the photographs as threads woven into our lives and into our understandings of the world and of history. And in some ways we don't know the photographs at all. The photo poems are not captions; their evocative language—...

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Hotel Montparnasse
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Hotel Montparnasse

Dos Madres Press

HOTEL MONTPARNASSE: LETTERS TO CÉSAR VALLEJO is a verse-novel composed in letters written to the famous Peruvian poet César Vallejo, who died in Paris in 1938. He was buried in the Montparnasse Cemetery, but soon after, according to these letters, f...

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Love-in-Idleness: The Poetry of Roberto Zingarello
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Love-in-Idleness: The Poetry of Roberto Zingarello

The Word Works

Poetry. Italian History. Washington Prize winner, second edition. John Bradley's persona Roberto Zingarello allows him to become post-war Italy: in love, revenge, and confusion, he sings loose the past, questioning and questing into the uncertain fu...

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You Don't Know What You Don't Know
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You Don't Know What You Don't Know

Cleveland State University Poetry Center

Poetry. Winner of the 2009 Cleveland State University Poetry Center Open Competition. A collection of prose poems that might be described as Franz Kafka and Frida Kahlo going out for a date at Coney Island. The book reflects what happens when you dr...

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