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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 Collins
May 03, 2011 Michele Collins rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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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Apr 09, 2011 Kalen rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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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 is an old/new media pragmatist. Sometimes loud, formerly poet, always opinionated. Professionally, he’s worked in the publishing industry for over 20+ years, including as Director, Content Strategy & Audience Development for Media Source, Inc.’s Library Journals, LLC,, and founding Director of Programming & Business Development for Digital Book World. He’s also the c ...more
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