MIND OF A POET
Fired from Hallmark for writing meaningful greeting-card verse, Fred Yannantuono has currently published 416 poems in 85 journals in 36 states. Was nominated for a Pushcart prize in 2006, 2013, and 2015. His book, A BOILERMAKER FOR THE LADY, has been banned in France, Latvia, and the Orkney Isles. TO IDI AMIN I’M A IDIOT—AND OTHER PALINDROMES was recently published. Another book of poems, I HATE TO SECOND-GUESS MYSELF, OR DO I? is due out in 2018. Paul Newman once claimed to have known him for a long time.