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"Guy is super energy, gets it done, cuts through, visionary."
-Bob Holman {rogue/poet}

Handmade Memories: Poems & Essays, 1997 - 2011 features selected work by Guy LeCharles Gonzalez, co-author of Burning Down the House (Soft Skull, 2000); 1998 National Poetry Slam Champion (Nuyorican Poets Café); and founder of a little bit louder.

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Published April 2nd 2011 by Free Verse Media (first published April 1st 2011)
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Michele Tater
Book Title: Handmade Memories
Author: Guy LeCharles Gonzalez
Publisher: Free Verse Media
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Reviewed By Michele Tater for The Couch Tater Review

Written in an intellectual flow of poems and essays about the life of a truly gifted author, I found this book a remarkable piece of literature for the ages. He leads the reader on a guide tour of parts of his childhood and his adulthood through his words. The sights, smells and feeling come out of each poem like a direct IV from the authors soul
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This is a beautiful and intimate collection of poems and essays. My favorites were Sunday Mornings in the Kitchen with Gan'ganny, Behind the Music, and the incredibly powerful (and written for his wife) Daughter of the Revolution. The poems have such power and rhythm that I could hear them being read out loud; I hope to hear Guy read at some point. My only (truly) minor complaints are that a) I wanted more and b) I wanted a hardcopy book to read, rather than reading it on my Kindle. (I
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Guy LeCharles Gonzalez works in publishing by day, world domination by night. Over the years he’s lived in Staten Island and South Beach Miami; served in the Jehovah’s Witnesses, US Army, and Dennis Kucinich’s ’04 Presidential Campaign; won poetry slams, founded a reading series, co-authored a book of poetry and believes in the power of publishing as a community service. He prefers Pumpkin, Barley ...more
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