Adele Kenny and Anthony Buccino in Somerset 4/21

Somerset Poetry Group: Poetry Reading - Adele Kenny and Anthony Buccino

Bridgewater Library, 1 Vogt Drive, Bridgewater, NJ
7 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Adele Kenny is the author of 23 books (poetry and nonfiction). Over 700 of her poems, articles, and reviews have been published in journals throughout North and South America, the UK, Europe, Australia, and Asia, as well as in books and anthologies published by Crown, Mc-Graw Hill, and Tuttle. She served as associate editor of The Antiquer: Fine Art & Antiques from 2000-2005 and is currently poetry editor of Tiferet: A Journal of Spiritual Literature.

Adele is the recipient of various honors and awards, including poetry fellowships from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. She received an award for the 2007 Merton Poetry of the Sacred Prize, honorable mention in the 2006 Allen Ginsberg Poetry Awards, and was a finalist for the 2006 Paumanok Poetry Award.

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Anthony Buccino has published eight books including three poetry collections AMERICAN BOY: Pushing Sixty, Voices On The Bus and One Morning In Jersey City.

His poem Hands In Socks was named Editor’s Choice in the 2008 Allen Ginsberg Awards. His poem Ten Minutes earned Honorable Mention in the 2009 Allen Ginsberg Awards.

His work has been published in Paterson Literary Review; Celebrating William Carlos Williams and The Poetry of Place: North Jersey in Poetry; Rattlesnake Review (Poetry With Fangs); Medusa’s Kitchen; Voices in Italian Americana; Edison Literary Review; Journal of New Jersey Poets; CHEST, the Journal of the American College of Chest Physicians; The Idiom; MEWS; Raving Dove; More Sweet Lemons; The Poem Factory; and PowWow Review.

His first poetry chapbook, Days You Knew Me, was published in 1976. Buccino has written three books of essays based in and around Nutley and Belleville, N.J. He published two biographies of the men from his home towns who died while in service.

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