Author Archives: dennisbarone
Click here to hear Dennis on WMRD’s Best of the Valley Shore with Don DeCesare.
The Hartford Advocate recently wrote about Garnet Poems: “If states were poets, California would be big and craggy like Robinson Jeffers, but who would Connecticut be? A consensus of Nutmeg Staters might say Wallace Stevens, the stolid, conservative insurance executive by day who, … Continue reading
Today is the official release date for GARNET POEMS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF CONNECTICUT POETRY SINCE 1776 (Wesleyan University Press).
Read two new poems in the first issue of the new on-line magazine THEODATE (www.theodate.org). THEODATE comes from the Hill-Stead Museum and the Sunken Garden Festival in Farmington, CT.
Upcoming events: The Romance of Translation a panel with four translators at Saint Joseph College on Thursday April 12 at 7:15 in the Crystal Room of Mercy Hall. On April 28 at 9:30 I will be speaking at the Calandra … Continue reading
Friday, January 27, 6:30 at the Calandra Institute, 25 W. 43rd Stree, 17th Floor, NY, NY a new Bordighera Press Series will be celebrated. This series of new works on Italian and Italian-American culture includes America / Trattabili by Dennis … Continue reading
Oh, Jesus This is my fifth year wearing this suit, greeting these children. Six years ago I lost my job at Electric Boat and since that time during the four weeks after Thanksgiving — here I am saying, “Ho. Ho. … Continue reading
Vaguely I remember the Great Northeast Blackout of 1965. My father gathered us together and took us for a drive. See the USA in your Chevrolet. It was that era still. Perhaps we went along Jones Road in Englewood with … Continue reading
January 4, 2012, 8:00, at Saint Mark’s a group reading for the anthology New Hungers for Old: One-Hundred Years of Italian-American Poetry. Among the readers will be Elaine Equi, Nick Piombino, Mary Giaimo, George Guida, Peter Covino, Maria Mazziotti Gillan, … Continue reading