Thanks For The Headshot Photo

Thanks For The Headshot Photo

I would like to thank: Michael Geffner / InspiredWordNYC for permitting to use one of the many photo headshots for the BIO page of my new book:

POETS SHOULD NOT WRITE ABOUT POLITICS.

Michael and Marvin Mendlinger always made me look good with their fabulous expertise. Additionally, Michael’s advice over the years helped propel me towards success!

POETS SHOULD NOT WRITE ABOUT POLITICS
by Jerry T Johnson

Winner of the 2020 Sinclair Poetry Prize

AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER

Just click the link below for pre-order:

https://eveningstreetpress.com/contests/

THREE, TWO, ONE…ZERO!!!

TODAY AT 4:00 PM

great weather for MEDIA Presents: Laurel S. Peterson & Francine Witte

great weather for Media is bringing you another great poetry event with 2 amazing features:

Laurel S. Peterson: Poet, Author – Norwalk, CT

-and-

Francine Witte: Poet, Author – New York, NY

When:
Sunday, March 28th, 2021 – 4pm-6pm EDT

Where: ONLINE ZOOM

** To watch directly on zoom and to read on open mic, you must register for this event via Eventbrite

YOU MUST PREREGISTER FOR ZOOM ADMITTANCE: click link to register via
Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/laurel-s-peterson-and-francine-witte-plus-open-mic-registration-140856129475

The features will also be live-streamed to the great weather for MEDIA facebook page

Plus open mic. (3 minutes) – The host will be taking open mic signups during the event.

Hosted by Jerry T. Johnson

Admission: FREE

21+

POET BIOs

Laurel S. Peterson

Laurel S. Peterson is a Professor of English at Norwalk Community College. Her poetry has been published in many small literary journals. She has two poetry chapbooks, That’s the Way the Music Sounds and Talking to the Mirror, and a full-length collection, Do You Expect Your Art to Answer? She also co-edited a collection of essays on women’s justice titled (Re)Interpretations: The Shapes of Justice in Women’s Experience and wrote a mystery novel, Shadow Notes. Her second mystery novel, The Fallen, is scheduled to be released later this year, and a new poetry collection, Daughter of Sky, will be released in early 2022. She is on the editorial board of the literary magazine Inkwell, and served as the town of Norwalk, Connecticut’s, Poet Laureate from April 2016 – April 2019.

Francine Witte

Francine Witte’s poetry and fiction have appeared in Smokelong Quarterly, Wigleaf, Mid-American Review, Passages North, and many others. Her latest books are Dressed All Wrong for This (Blue Light Press,) The Way of the Wind (AdHoc fiction,) and (The Theory of Flesh.) Her chapbook, The Cake, The Smoke, The Moon (flash fiction) will be published by ELJ September, 2021. She lives in NYC.

ONE!!!

IN ONE DAY…

great weather for MEDIA Presents: Laurel S. Peterson & Francine Witte

great weather for Media is bringing you another great poetry event with 2 amazing features:

Laurel S. Peterson: Poet, Author – Norwalk, CT

-and-

Francine Witte: Poet, Author – New York, NY

When:
Sunday, March 28th, 2021 – 4pm-6pm EDT

Where: ONLINE ZOOM

** To watch directly on zoom and to read on open mic, you must register for this event via Eventbrite

YOU MUST PREREGISTER FOR ZOOM ADMITTANCE: click link to register via
Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/laurel-s-peterson-and-francine-witte-plus-open-mic-registration-140856129475

The features will also be live-streamed to the great weather for MEDIA facebook page

Plus open mic. (3 minutes) – The host will be taking open mic signups during the event.

Hosted by Jerry T. Johnson

Admission: FREE

21+

POET BIOs

Laurel S. Peterson

Laurel S. Peterson is a Professor of English at Norwalk Community College. Her poetry has been published in many small literary journals. She has two poetry chapbooks, That’s the Way the Music Sounds and Talking to the Mirror, and a full-length collection, Do You Expect Your Art to Answer? She also co-edited a collection of essays on women’s justice titled (Re)Interpretations: The Shapes of Justice in Women’s Experience and wrote a mystery novel, Shadow Notes. Her second mystery novel, The Fallen, is scheduled to be released later this year, and a new poetry collection, Daughter of Sky, will be released in early 2022. She is on the editorial board of the literary magazine Inkwell, and served as the town of Norwalk, Connecticut’s, Poet Laureate from April 2016 – April 2019.

Francine Witte

Francine Witte’s poetry and fiction have appeared in Smokelong Quarterly, Wigleaf, Mid-American Review, Passages North, and many others. Her latest books are Dressed All Wrong for This (Blue Light Press,) The Way of the Wind (AdHoc fiction,) and (The Theory of Flesh.) Her chapbook, The Cake, The Smoke, The Moon (flash fiction) will be published by ELJ September, 2021. She lives in NYC.

TWO!!!

IN TWO DAYS…

great weather for MEDIA Presents: Laurel S. Peterson & Francine Witte

great weather for Media is bringing you another great poetry event with 2 amazing features:

Laurel S. Peterson: Poet, Author – Norwalk, CT

-and-

Francine Witte: Poet, Author – New York, NY

When:
Sunday, March 28th, 2021 – 4pm-6pm EDT

Where: ONLINE ZOOM

** To watch directly on zoom and to read on open mic, you must register for this event via Eventbrite

YOU MUST PREREGISTER FOR ZOOM ADMITTANCE: click link to register via
Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/laurel-s-peterson-and-francine-witte-plus-open-mic-registration-140856129475

The features will also be live-streamed to the great weather for MEDIA facebook page

Plus open mic. (3 minutes) – The host will be taking open mic signups during the event.

Hosted by Jerry T. Johnson

Admission: FREE

21+

POET BIOs

Laurel S. Peterson

Laurel S. Peterson is a Professor of English at Norwalk Community College. Her poetry has been published in many small literary journals. She has two poetry chapbooks, That’s the Way the Music Sounds and Talking to the Mirror, and a full-length collection, Do You Expect Your Art to Answer? She also co-edited a collection of essays on women’s justice titled (Re)Interpretations: The Shapes of Justice in Women’s Experience and wrote a mystery novel, Shadow Notes. Her second mystery novel, The Fallen, is scheduled to be released later this year, and a new poetry collection, Daughter of Sky, will be released in early 2022. She is on the editorial board of the literary magazine Inkwell, and served as the town of Norwalk, Connecticut’s, Poet Laureate from April 2016 – April 2019.

Francine Witte

Francine Witte’s poetry and fiction have appeared in Smokelong Quarterly, Wigleaf, Mid-American Review, Passages North, and many others. Her latest books are Dressed All Wrong for This (Blue Light Press,) The Way of the Wind (AdHoc fiction,) and (The Theory of Flesh.) Her chapbook, The Cake, The Smoke, The Moon (flash fiction) will be published by ELJ September, 2021. She lives in NYC.

Thanks For The Reviews!!!

Thanks For The Reviews

I would like to thank: Laurel Peterson, Jane Ormerod & Caitlin Jans for reviewing the manuscript of my book: POETS SHOULD NOT WRITE ABOUT POLITICS and writing lovely reviews for the back cover! Take a look at their write-ups.

POETS SHOULD NOT WRITE ABOUT POLITICS
by Jerry T Johnson

Winner of the 2020 Sinclair Poetry Prize

AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER

Just click the link below for pre-order:

https://eveningstreetpress.com/contests/

THREE!!!

THREE!!!

IN THREE DAYS…

great weather for MEDIA Presents: Laurel S. Peterson & Francine Witte

great weather for Media is bringing you another great poetry event with 2 amazing features:

Laurel S. Peterson: Poet, Author – Norwalk, CT

-and-

Francine Witte: Poet, Author – New York, NY

When:
Sunday, March 28th, 2021 – 4pm-6pm EDT

Where: ONLINE ZOOM

** To watch directly on zoom and to read on open mic, you must register for this event via Eventbrite

YOU MUST PREREGISTER FOR ZOOM ADMITTANCE: click link to register via
Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/laurel-s-peterson-and-francine-witte-plus-open-mic-registration-140856129475

The features will also be live-streamed to the great weather for MEDIA facebook page

Plus open mic. (3 minutes) – The host will be taking open mic signups during the event.

Hosted by Jerry T. Johnson

Admission: FREE

21+

POET BIOs

Laurel S. Peterson

Laurel S. Peterson is a Professor of English at Norwalk Community College. Her poetry has been published in many small literary journals. She has two poetry chapbooks, That’s the Way the Music Sounds and Talking to the Mirror, and a full-length collection, Do You Expect Your Art to Answer? She also co-edited a collection of essays on women’s justice titled (Re)Interpretations: The Shapes of Justice in Women’s Experience and wrote a mystery novel, Shadow Notes. Her second mystery novel, The Fallen, is scheduled to be released later this year, and a new poetry collection, Daughter of Sky, will be released in early 2022. She is on the editorial board of the literary magazine Inkwell, and served as the town of Norwalk, Connecticut’s, Poet Laureate from April 2016 – April 2019.

Francine Witte

Francine Witte’s poetry and fiction have appeared in Smokelong Quarterly, Wigleaf, Mid-American Review, Passages North, and many others. Her latest books are Dressed All Wrong for This (Blue Light Press,) The Way of the Wind (AdHoc fiction,) and (The Theory of Flesh.) Her chapbook, The Cake, The Smoke, The Moon (flash fiction) will be published by ELJ September, 2021. She lives in NYC.