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First Name John
Last Name Di Leonardo
Member Since September 6, 2017
Email johndileonardo@rogers.com
Pen Name John Di Leonardo
Branch Affiliation Niagara
Website johndileonardo.ca
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Bio John Di Leonardo is a Canadian visual artist/poet and a graduate of McMaster University. He has published two award winning chapbooks Book of Hours (2014), and Starry Nights (2015). His poetry has appeared in over thirty poetry anthologies. He edited and compiled Crossing Baldwin (2014), The Brooklin Poetry Society Inaugural Anthology. He is past president of BPS, past editor of Verse Afire, and Tower Poetry Newsletter. Currently he is an associate member of The League of Canadian Poets, and The Canadian Authors Association. John writes and paints in Brooklin, Ontario.You can visit him at johndileonardo.ca
Publications CROSSING BALDWIN: Brooklin Poetry Society Inaugural Anthology, Edited and Compiled by John Di Leonardo, Beret Days Press, 2013 BOOK OF HOURS: The Stanza Break Series # 54, Beret Days Press, 2014
Other Memberships League of Canadian Poets (Associate Member) The Ontario Poetry Society TOWER Poetry The Brooklin Poetry Society
Contests STARRY NIGHT, (SECOND PLACE) THE CRANBERRY TREE PRESS CHAPBOOK CONTEST, 2015 OPEN HEART 11, (3 Hon. Mentions) Anthology of Canadian Poetry, Beret Days Press, 2017 The Bannister Contest Anthology,(2 Hon Mention) Niagara Branch, Vol. 30, 2015 Dr. William H. Drummond Poetry Contest Anthology, (Second Place) 2015 Dr. William H. Drummond Poetry Contest Anthology, (Hon. Mention) 2014 Eden Mills Literary Festival Poetry Contest, (Shortlisted: 2016-2017)
Genres Poetry, Politics & Social Science
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