Native Columbus resident Chuck Salmons is currently President of the Ohio Poetry Association. His poems have appeared in several journals and anthologies, including Pudding Magazine, Evening Street Review, Olentangy Review, Common Threads, The Fib Review, Red Thread Gold Thread, Everything Stops and Listens, and Appleseeds. He won the 2011 William Redding Memorial Poetry Contest, sponsored by The Poetry Forum of Columbus, and regularly gives readings throughout Ohio. His first chapbook, Stargazer Suite, was released in December 2016 and is available from 11thour Press. Another chapbook, entitled Patch Job, was released by NightBallet Press in July 2017. Chuck loves science, which often influences his poems, and is thrilled about the discoveries of water on Mars and gravitational waves. He works as Editor for the Ohio Geological Survey.
Chuck will be reading at @stratfordecologicalcenter
, part of this year's Sun & Moon Poetry Festival, April 28-29. Tickets available at link in profile.