Guy LeCharles Gonzalez

55 Glenwood Avenue
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
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Author's Bio

Guy LeCharles Gonzalez works in publishing by day, world domination by night. Over the years he's lived in Staten Island and South Beach Miami; served in the Jehovah’s Witnesses, US Army, and Dennis Kucinich’s '04 Presidential Campaign; won poetry slams, founded a reading series, co-authored a book of poetry and launched the coolest online literary journal ever (Spindle); prefers Pumpkin and India Pale Ales, Jim Beam, and Dona Paula Shiraz Malbec. He’s a devout Mets fan from the Bronx now living in New Jersey, and has a beautiful wife and two amazing kids.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Burning Down the House w/ R. Bonair-Agard
(Soft Skull Press, 2000)
Anthologies: 
di-verse-city 2000
(Austin International Poetry Foundation, 2000)
, Spoken Word Revolution, Redux
(Sourcebooks, Inc., 2007)
, Will Work for Peace
(Zeropanik Press, 1999)
Journals: 
Drumvoices Revue, Stovepipe
Performances: 
Austin International Poetry Festival
(1999)
, Austin International Poetry Festival
(2000)
, Connecticut Poetry Festival
(2000)
, National Poetry Slam
(1998)
, National Poetry Slam
(1999)
, SOUPFest
(1999)
Prizes Won: 
National Poetry Slam, 1998 (Nuyorican Poets Café)

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet, Spoken Word Artist
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American, Latino/Latina
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
New York
Raised in: 
Bronx, NY
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Last updated: Jul 13, 2009