Paul Clemente

Author's Bio

Paul Clemente was born and raised on the banks of the Hudson River. He is young enough to have missed Woodstock and old enough to remember the mothballed WW II fleet moored in Haverstraw Bay. He is a scientist with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. Paul is the director of Read for Food, a not-for-profit reading series which raises food and money for food pantries in the Hudson Valley. He lives in Esopus, New York with his wife and two sons. He has just published his first chapbook, "Luncheonette," with a menu containing twenty sonnets.

Publications and Prizes

Journals: 
Chronogram, Opium Magazine, Phoenix

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Riverine, an Anthology of Hudson River Writers by Laurence Carr, Editor;
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The Essential Rumi by Coleman Barks, Translator

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
European American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Sleepy Hollow
Raised in: 
Ossining, NY
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Last updated: Jan 30, 2014