Poetry. LGBT Studies. "Steve Fellner's poetry is spunky, raw, immediate, and utterly compelling. BLIND DATE WITH CAVAFY serves up hilarious pathos and devastating humor. Bleak, deadpan, enthusiastic, earnest: Steve Fellner's book is all of these things, sometimes all of these things in one poem, sometimes all of these things in one line. His 'Self-Portrait' at the center of the book pushes the conventions of the post-confessional, transgressive impulse. The poems in BLIND DATE WITH CAVAFY shimmer with vulnerability, leaps, and dizzying riffs"—Denise Duhamel. "Steve Fellner's poems have a wonderful innocence and playfulness that so many of us lose, or forget that we have. They sneak up on you--while you're laughing and admiring their wit and sparkle, they'll swoop down and kick your ass"—Jim Daniels.
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Steve Fellner is the author of two books of poetry—THE WEARY WORLD REJOICES (Marsh Hawk Press, 2011) and BLIND DATE WITH CAVAFY (Marsh Hawk Press, 2007), the winner of the Thom Gunn Gay Male Poetry Award—and ALL SCREWED UP, a memoir. His nonfiction has appeared in The Sun, North American Review, among other journals. Author City: Brockport, NY USA