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Gregg Shapiro

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Gregg Shapiro is the author of Sunshine State (NightBallet Press, 2019) and More Poems About Buildings and Food (Souvenir Spoon Books, 2019), as well as Fifty Degrees (Seven Kitchens, 2016), selected by Ching-In Chen as co-winner of the Robin Becker Chapbook Prize. Other books by Shapiro include the short story collections How to Whistle (Lethe Press, 2016) and Lincoln Avenue (Squares and Rebels Press, 2014), the chapbook GREGG SHAPIRO: 77 (Souvenir Spoon Press, 2012), and the poetry collection Protection (Gival Press, 2008). An entertainment journalist, whose interviews and reviews run in a variety of regional LGBT and mainstream publications and websites, Shapiro lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with his husband Rick and their dog Coco.

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"I do not typically read poetry, but was moved by Gregg's writing which focuses on certain funny, sometimes poignant, and pretty graphic life and sexual experiences. The book is divided into three sections based on the cities in which Gregg has liv..." Read more of this review »
Protection by Gregg Shapiro
"I dogeared 12 out of 43 poems in this book, and 28% from me is high praise. Read this in one sitting like gorging myself on an entire box of chocolates. These poems are true, funny, fierce, depressing, crystalline, and full of wondrous detail and..." Read more of this review »
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"Gregg's wonderful poems cover a broad range of years and three cities, but they are all held together by his wonderful sense of humor and eye for detail.

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