Albert does a short reading at the Church of Beethoven in Oak Park, IL. Click here.
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Church of Beethoven Fathers Day 2018 Reading
A short Father’s Day (2018) reading at the Church of Beethoven in Oak Park, IL. Click Here.
The Paradox of Practice and Purity
“The Paradox of Practice and Purity” published in the Fall 2016/Spring 2017 issue of emerge, the journal of arts administration and policy from the School of the Art Institute Chicago. Thank you to associate editor Courtney Citron for inviting this conversation on the theme of practice. Click here. Blow! – now!—your way is your only […]
Black Pearl book launch reading
Watch and listen to Albert DeGenova’s entire 20 minute reading of selected poems from Black Pearl, November 4, 2016, at the Actors Garden in Oak Park, IL. Standing room only at an event that included the film “Sojourn” by Max DeGenova, music by Cole DeGenova and Courtney Cintron, and a dramatic reading of Anne Sexton’s […]
Albert DeGenova’s Black Pearl, poems of love, sex and regret is available now from Purple Flag Press. Review by Jennifer Finstrom for Eclectica magazine. Click here to read the online review. I find it difficult to think of a book that is more intimate than Albert DeGenova’s Black Pearl: Poems of Love, Sex and Regret and […]
interview and readings at PoetrySpokenHere.com
Here Albert read several poems and then discuss them as he is interviewed by Charlie Rossiter at Poetry Spoken Here. Click.
“a fly in the soup,” on being a young writer in Chicago
For the uninitiated, the main entry hall of Oak Park River Forest High School (Oak Park, a suburb just adjacent to Chicago’s West Side) has a special andproud feature identified by students as the “wall of fame.” It consists of neat rows of framed pictures of notable graduates of the school. Some more recognizable than […]
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read “Black Pearl” at the new online journal from Virtual Artists Collective
e-poets.net/Book of Voices/Featured Artist Click here to here recordings of Albert DeGenova reading eight of his signature poems.