Fred Yannantuono


Reading: Cornelia Street Café, 29 Cornelia Street, NYC, 10014, January, 16th,2012, 6PM.

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Photo by Fred Yannantuono


Fired from Hallmark for writing meaningful greeting-card verse, he once ran twenty straight balls at pool; finished 183rd (out of about 10,000) at the 1985 U.S. Open Crossword Puzzle Tournament; won a yodeling contest in a German restaurant; was bitten by a guard dog in a tattoo parlor; survived a car crash with Sidney Lumet; Paul Newman once claimed to have known him for a long time; has not been arrested in 17 months.

270 poems have appeared or are forthcoming in 80 journals in 30 states, including: Argestes, Atlanta Review, Borderlands: Texa    

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Books in Print

A Boilermaker for the Lady

NYQ Books, 2009
84 Pages   

Forthcoming from NYQ Books