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Book Review: What Kind of Man by Tony Gloeggler

Tony Gloeggler’s latest book, What Kind of Man (NYQ Books, 2020) is a brutally honest, succinctly crafted, precisely worded collection of poems. The book has all the street eloquence that brings Gloeggler’s gritty, no nonsense, New York City world to life. Gloeggler chronicles his battle with a life-threatening kidney disease in potent, cinematic narratives peppered …

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3rd Annual Jack Grapes Poetry Prize: Winners & Finalists

The 2015 Cultural Weekly Open Submission period, featuring the Jack Grapes’ Poetry Prize, has ended. The winners and finalists decided. All the poems were read blind, ie: the poet’s name was removed from the poems and substituted with a number. All poems were read in their entirety. This year, almost 500 poems were submitted. From …

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