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Monday, January 31, 2011

A Poem by GEORGE HELD on POETRY BAY, Fall/Winter 2011 Edition

January 31, 2011,

Click here: Poetry Bay - Online Poetry Magazine  for a new poem of mine.

Best, George
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Read "I know a Man" by George Held in the Fall/Winter Edition of  LONG ISLAND QUARTERLY, online line at Poetry Bay, An Online Poetry Magazine for the 21st Century.


George Held is the author of 14 poetry collections and the editor of the anthology TOUCHED BY EROS. A five-time nominee for the Pushcart Prize, he has published his stories, poems, book reviews, and translations in such places as THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, CIRCUMFERENCE, THE NOTRE DAME REVIEW, COMMONWEAL, CONNECTICUT REVIEW, and CONFRONTATION. His most recent book is AFTER SHAKESPEARE: SELECTED SONNETS (Cervena Barva Press, 2010). In December 2007, his poem "Aftermath" was read by Garrison Keillor on THE WRITER'S ALMANAC. He has co-edited THE LEDGE POETRY AND FICTION MAGAZINE since 1991, the same year he joined the executive board of The South Fork Natural History Society and Museum (Bridgehampton, NY). A Fulbright lecturer in Czechoslovakia 1973-76, he retired as a professor of English at Queens College in 2004. Held resides in Greenwich Village with his wife, Cheryl.  

His chapbook PHASED: POEMS, ETC. was re-released as perfect-bound print on demand edition by PWP in 2010. 



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