Albert DeGenova

Poet, Spoken Word Artist

2417 N. 75th Ave. Unit F
Elmwood Park, IL 60707
Phone: 
708-280-4460

Publications & Prizes

Poetry

Anthologies:
MOTIF: Writing by Ear (MotesBooks, 2009)
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A Time of Trial (Hidden Brook Press, 2002)
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Take Two, They're Small (Outrider Press, 2002)
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A Kiss Is Still a Kiss (Outrider Press, 2001)
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Open Window II (Hidden Brook Press, 2000)
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Ariel XVIII (Triton, 1999)
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No Love Lost (Hidden Brook Press, 1999)
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Sunlight on the Moon (Carpenter Gothic, 1999)
Books:
Black Pearl (Virtual Artists Collective, 2016)
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A Good Hammer (Timberline Press, 2012)
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The Bluing Hours (Virtual Artists Collective, 2008)
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The Blueing Hours (Virtual Artists Collective, 2008)
,
Back Beat, Second Edition (Fractal Edge Press, 2006)
Journals:
After Hours
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Contemporary Haibun Online
,
Haibun Today
,
Lips
,
Modern Haibun and Tanka Prose

Spoken Word

Book:
Back Beat (Cross+Roads Press, 2001)
Journals: ,
Journal of Poetry Therapy
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Nit & Wit Magazine
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Osiris
,
Overtures
,
Oyez Review
, ,
Seeds
,
VIA
Performances:
Waiting for the Bus at St. Pauls, Chicago (2010)
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DvA Gallery Reading Series/Chicago (2006)
,
Molly Malone's Reading Series/Forest Park, IL (2006)
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Poetry Factory/St. Joseph, MI (2006)
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The Cafe/Chicago (2006)
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Chicago Blues Festival (2005)
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Chicago Public Library (2005)
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InKY Reading Series/Louisville, KY (2005)
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Kraftbrau Poetry Slam/Kalamazoo, MI (2004)
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Printers Row Book Fair/Chicago (2004)
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Chicago Poetry Festival (2003)
,
Green Mill/Chicago (2003)
,
Bucktown Arts Festival/Chicago (2002)
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Fish Creek Performing Arts Auditorium/Fish Creek, WI (2000)
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Around the Coyote Arts Fest (winter)/Chicago (1999)
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Clearing Folk School/Ellison Bay, WI (1999)
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Detroit Opera House (1999)
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Around the Coyote Arts Fest (summer)/Chicago (1998)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White, Italian American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Teenagers
Born in: 
Chicago
Raised in: 
Chicago, IL
Illinois
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Last update: Nov 30, 2018