collective BRIGHTNESS: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality


collective BRIGHTNESS

LGBTIQ Poets on Religion, Faith & Spirituality


ISBN: 9780983293194
Edited by Kevin Simmonds

$24.95; 250 Pages & 104 Poets
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THE POEMS:

“The First Erasure” - a poem by Oliver Bendorf

 “Like a Fruit Floating on Water” - a poem by Tanaka Atsusuke (translated by Jeffrey Angles)

“Koan” by Franklin Abbott

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To listen to Out-FM’s interview with Kevin Simmonds, click here.

 THE POETS:

FRANKLIN ABBOTT • SHIRLETTE AMMONS • JEFFREY ANGLES • ARI BANIAS • ELLEN BASS
JEFFERY BEAM • ROBIN BECKER • DAN BELLM • OLIVER BENDORF
AHIMSA TIMOTEO BODHRÁN • MOE BOWSTERN • ANA BOŽIČEVIĆ • ELIZABETH BRADFIELD
JERICHO BROWN • NICKOLE BROWN • REGIE CABICO • MICHELLE CAHILL • RAFAEL CAMPO
CHING-IN CHEN • SEUNG-JA CHOE • MAYA CHOWDHRY • JAMES CIHLAR
ANDREA COHEN • STEVEN CORDOVA • EDWARD DEBONIS • NEIL DE LA FLOR
JOSEPH DELGADO • CHERYL DUMESNIL • BLAS FALCONER • DANIELLE FERIS • JOHN FRAZIER
J. NEIL C. GARCIA • RJ GIBSON • BRENT GOODMAN • BENJAMIN S. GROSSBERG
JEREMY HALINEN • ROBERT HAMBERGER • FORREST HAMER • REGINALD HARRIS
JEN HOFER • FANNY HOWE • AZWAN ISMAIL • MARIA JASTRZȨBSKA • JOE JIMENEZ
IRFAN KASBAN • MAYA KHOSLA • JEE LEONG KOH • PAULA KOLEK • KEETJE KUIPERS
RICKEY LAURENTIIS • JOSEPH O. LEGASPI • R. ZAMORA LINMARK • TIMOTHY LIU
RAYMOND LUCZAK • ED MADDEN • MAITREYABANDHU • JEFF MANN • SOPHIE MAYER
JILL MCDONOUGH • JOHN MEDEIROS • JAY MICHAELSON • DANTE MICHEAUX
SUSAN L. MILLER • KAMILAH AISHA MOON • JAMES NAJARIAN • ANGELO NIKOLOPOULOS
MENDI LEWIS OBADIKE • G. E. PATTERSON • CHRISTOPHER PHELPS • CARL PHILLIPS
OLUMIDE POPOOLA • D. A. POWELL • KATY PRICE • RUBEN QUESADA • AMIR RABIYAH
BUSHRA REHMAN • WILLIAM REICHARD • STEVEN RIEL • JOSEPH ROSS
ROBERTO F. SANTIAGO • JASON SCHNEIDERMAN • RUTH SCHWARTZ • MAUREEN SEATON
SENI SENEVIRATNE • ELAINE SEXTON • GREGG SHAPIRO • ANNE SHAW
CHRISTOPHER SODEN • YERRA SUGARMAN • GABRIEL SYLVIAN • ATSUSUKE TANAKA
YERMIYAHU AHRON TAUB • BRIAN TEARE • DANIEL NATHAN TERRY • TRUONG TRAN
ADDIE TSAI • AMY TUDOR • STEVE TURTELL • MEGAN VOLPERT • ARISA WHITE
MARVIN WHITE • CYRIL WONG • MARK WUNDERLICH • EMANUEL XAVIER
TOM YATES • CRYSTAL YBARRA • CHRISSY ANDERSON-ZAVALA

THE WEBSITE:
www.collectivebrightness.com

THE EDITOR:

Kevin Simmonds is a writer and musician originally from New Orleans. His writing appears in Asia Literary Review, Chroma, FIELD, Fuselit, jubilat, Kyoto Journal, Massachusetts Review, Poetry and elsewhere. He wrote the musical score for the documentary Hope: Living and Loving with HIV in Jamaica which won a 2009 Emmy Award, and Wisteria: Twilight Songs for the Swamp Country, which opened Poetry International at London’s Royal Festival Hall and was the subject of a 2007 BBC radio documentary. He has received fellowships from the Atlantic Center for the Arts, Cave Canem, Fulbright, Jack Straw, Community of Writers at Squaw Valley, Napa Valley Writers’ Conference and the San Francisco Arts Commission. He lives in San Francisco. Mad for Meat, his first collection, will be published by Salmon Poetry in 2011.

 

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