Gene Twaronite


255 N. Granada Ave. Apt. 1013
Tucson, AZ 85701

Author's Bio

Gene Twaronite is a Tucson poet and author of four poetry collections as well as the rhyming picture book "How to Eat Breakfast." His first book of poems "Trash Picker on Mars" was published by Kelsay Books in 2016, and was the winner of the 2017 New Mexico/Arizona Book Award for Arizona poetry. Other books of poetry  include "The Museum of Unwearable Shoes" and "What the Gargoyle Sees." His newest collection "Shopping Cart Dreams" will be published by Kelsay Books in 2022. Follow more of Gene's writing @

Publications & Prizes

What the Gargoyle Sees (Kelsay Books, 2021)
The Museum of Unwearable Shoes (Kelsay Books, 2018)
Trash Picker on Mars (Kelsay Books, 2016)
Prizes won: 

2017 New Mexico/Arizona Book Award

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Last update: May 28, 2022