Albert DeGenova was a finalist in the 25th Annual GBOMA competition. His poem “We Thought We Could” was chosen to be one of 20 poems performed by Chicago poets competing for the 2018 award. See Albert’s performance here.
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Door County Living, ekphrastic challenge
Albert was asked to write a poem in response to a photo supplied the editors of Door County Living magazine. The result is the poem “Wisconsin Gothic.” View the photo and the poem.
Bramble / Winter 2018
Bramble, the print and online journal from the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets, included “Things Favorite My Road” by Albert DeGenova in it’s Winter 2018 edition. See more.
Open: Journal of Art and Letters
O:JA&L (or Open: Journal of Art and Letters) published Albert’s “Time to Go” and “Unveiled” in its November 2017 online edition.
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 […]
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 […]
video interview with Jennifer Dotson for Poetry Today on Highland Park local access cable
Click here for the YouTube link
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.
sphericaltabby.com, “Thanksgiving Poem”
Click the link to hear Albert read “Thanksgiving Poem” on Spherical Tabby: http://sphericaltabby.com/tag/down-beat/
Confessions old and new
For those who’ve travelled down any road of literary discovery, I don’t think it is surprising for me to say that I recently began following a path of study that led me to insights I was surprised to find. Not so much surprised at the findings, but surprised at myself for what I had missed. […]