Shotsie Gorman

Warwick, NY 10990

Author's Bio

Featured Poet at: School of Visual Arts spoken word artist series. The Back Fence Cafe Bleeker Street in NYC. November 19th at Knitting Factory reading series Featured poet along with Bret Axel, Donna Spector, Lyn Lifshin, in Middletown NY at the Thrall Library Greens Cafe 90 North Street Middletown November Greenwood lake Library GoPoetry Online TV featured with Orange County Poets JCC Metro West Orange, NJ School Of Visual Arts NYC Woodstock Poetry society Festival Poetry on the Loose- Sponsored by Orange county Arts council With Bill Seaton director Middletown NY Alice's Tuscan Cafe, Warwick NY Goshen Village book Store, Goshen NY Goshen Village library, spring writers series Mug and the Bean poetry Series, Rutherford, Soda Pop Shop Montclair NJ reading series Allen Ginsberg Award Ceremony, Paterson Museum, Paterson NJ Greens Cafe Middletown NY Barnes and Noble reading series West Paterson NJ Jersey City University NOVEMBER 4-25TH A POETRY READING SHOTSIE GORMAN RETROSPECTIVE PAINTING AND TATTOO EXHIBITION "Word art GREENWOOD LAKE WINTER VOICES SERIES JOSHUA TREE - WOODSTOCK NY 10 FEATURED poets Goshen Village Library- Goshen NY Well Red Coyote- Sedona AZ Poets Corner Sedona Az Anthologies: Will Work For Peace Paterson the poets City Shotsie's First book of poetry "THE BLACK MARKS HE MADE" Published by Proteus Press, Albany NY and released IN SEPTEMBER 1999 with a companion spoken word CD produced by Record Plant Inc. See enclosed press release Winner of Allen Ginsberg award 1999

Publications and Prizes

The Black Marks He Made
(Proteus Press, 1999)
Paterson The Poets City
(Passaic Community College, 2006)
, Will Work For Peace: New Political Poems
(Zeropanik Press, 1999)
At Your Leisure Magazine, Black Swan Review, Fertile Ground, Heaven Bone, Lips, Paterson Literary Review
Prizes Won: 
second place Winner of Allen Ginsberg award 1999

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Fire to Fire by MArk Doty
Zorro by Isabel Allende
Passing Through by Stanley kunitz
Shoji Hamada by Susan Peteron

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Irish American, Italian American
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Paterson, NJ
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Last updated: Jun 08, 2009