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Writer, Teacher, Editor
All the Heat We Could Carry Charlie Bondhus
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BIO

Michael McKeown Bondhus's books of poetry include Divining Bones (Sundress Publications, 2018) and All the Heat We Could Carry (Main Street Rag, 2013), winner of the Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry. His work has appeared in Poetry, The Missouri Review, Columbia Journal, Poetry Ireland Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Bellevue Literary Review, Nimrod, and Copper Nickel. He has received fellowships from the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, the Sundress Academy for the Arts, and the Hawthornden Castle International Retreat for Writers. He is associate professor of English at Raritan Valley Community College (NJ).  

Photo by Kevin Hinkle

 
Books

All the Heat We Could Carry

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Divining Bones

How the Boy Might See It

 

— Cheryl Whitehead

Charlie worked miracles on my manuscript by helping me put the book in an order that made it come to life. He also showed me how to trim down places where I was prone to overwrite.

 
 
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