The Guilford Poets Guild presents poet Charlie Bondhus for a poetry reading at the Greene Art Gallery, Thursday, October 8, 7 p.m., 29 Whitfield Street, Guilford (behind Whitfield’s restaurant on the Guilford Green), open mic 7-7:30 p.m. Refreshments served.
Charlie Bondhus’s second poetry book, All the Heat We Could Carry, won the 2013 Main Street Rag Award and the Publishing Triangle’s 2014 Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry. His first poetry book, How the Boy Might See It is being reissued in the fall in a revised, expanded edition. His work appears in numerous journals, including Poetry, The Bellevue Literary Review, The Gay & Lesbian Review, CounterPunch, The Alabama Literary Review, and Midwest Quarterly. He is assistant professor of English at Raritan Valley Community College (NJ) and is the poetry editor at The Good Men Project (goodmenproject.com).