Poet, Educator, Editor
A Best New Poets, Pushcart, and Best of the Net nominee, John Bonanni is a Cape Cod based writer who founded the Cape Cod Poetry Review in 2011. His own poems have appeared in Foglifter, North American Review, Prairie Schooner, Hobart, and Gulf Coast, among others. His book reviews have appeared in DIAGRAM, Tupelo Quarterly, and the Kenyon Review. His research on poetry as an intervention for writing attitudes among learners with severe disabilities can be found in The Graduate Review (Bridgewater State University).
"When I began to listen to poetry, it's when I began to listen to the stones, and I began to listen to what the clouds had to say... then you begin to learn to listen to the soul, the soul of yourself in here, which is also the soul of everyone else."
— Joy Harjo