Ed Coletti

2134 Vintage Circle
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
(707) 573-5935

Author's Bio

Ed Coletti is a poet, painter, fiction writer, and chess player who graduated from Georgetown University and then, following a year in Vietnam, studied under Robert Creeley in San Francisco (1970-71). Over his many years, Ed has published in journals all over the world. His book, When Hearts Outlive Minds, was released June 2011. Germs, Viruses, and Catechisms was published by Civil Defense Publications (San Francisco) during Winter 2013. The Problem With Breathing from Edwin E. Smith Publications (Little Rock) was published during June 2015. Apollo Blue’s Harp, a poetic-history of music also will be published by Edwin E. Smith Publications (Little Rock) during 2016. Ed previously ran both the SoCoCo and Poetry Azul Reading Series in Santa Rosa, Calirfornia. Internet presence includes the popular ten-year-old blog “No Money In Poetry.” In his “spare time,” Ed has been publisher of the on and off again Round Barn Press. He currently is working on an epic poem about and around Edward Snowden.

Publications and Prizes

Between Trellis And Glass
(d Press, 2006)
, Bringing Home the Bones
(d Press, 2006)
, Carlos
(Round Barn Press, 2008)
, Quiet Now
(d Press, 2007)
, thawts: Selected Poems of Edward Coletti
(PoetWorks Press, 2000)
, thawts: Selected Poems of Edward Coletti, 2nd edition
(PoetWorks Press, 2006)
, The Problem With Breathing
(Edwin E. Smith Publishing, 2015)
, When Hearts Outlive Minds
(ConfluX Press, 2011)
Avanti Popolo: Italian-American Writers Sail Beyond Columbus (Paperback)
(Manic D Press, 2008)
, Light Year 87
(Bits Press, 1987)
, poem, home home, An Anthology of Ars Poetica
(Paper Kite Press, 2009)
, Sometime The Cow Kick Your Head Light Year 88/89
(Bits Press, 1989)
, Stabat Mater in Other Testaments Vol. 2
(Other Testaments, 1997)
, Zoo Poems
(Pudding House Publications, 1988)
Art/Life Limited Editions, Big Bridge, Blueline, California Quarterly, Cyclamen and Swords (Israel), Divide, Dunes Review, Green's Magazine, Gryphon, Hawai'i Pacific Review, In Our Own Words, Italian Americana, Jerry Jazz Musician, Kansas City Voices, Kentucky Review, Kickass Review, Lilliput Review, Mediphors, Naugatuck River Review, Nebo, New Verse News, No Money In Poetry, North American Review, Orbis: An International Quarterly Of Prose And Fiction, Orphic Lute, Parting Gifts, Quadrant, Riverrun, Spillway, Spillway Magazine, Stymie Magazine, SubtleTea, The Eloquent Atheist, The Harrow, The Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine, Tucumari Literary Review, Unlikely Stories, Xanadu, Zyzzyva

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Listed as: 
Fiction Writer, Poet
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Italian American
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New York
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New York, NY
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Last updated: Jun 02, 2016