Bad for the Heart by Howie Good


About the poet:

Howie Good has been a journalism professor at the State University of New York at New Paltz since 1985. He received his bachelor’s degree from Bard College, his master’s from the University of Iowa, and his Ph.D. from University of Michigan. Prior to embarking on an academic career, he worked on daily newspapers in Michigan, North Carolina, and North Dakota. He has written scholarly books on media ethics and the image of journalists in American popular culture as well as collections of essays on public education. His forthcoming book of poems, Dangerous Acts Starring Unstable Elements, won the 2015 Press Americana Prize for Poetry. His other poetry books include A Special Gun for Elephant Hunting (Dog on a Chain Press), The Complete Absence of Twilight (MadHat Press), Fugitive Acts (Right Hand Pointing) and Dark Specks in a Blue Sky (Another New Calligraphy). He lives in New York’s Mid-Hudson Valley with his wife, Barbara, and their dog, Dewey.

Poetry: (5.5 X 8.5) 56 Pages, Chapbook Bound. ISBN: 978-1-63275-047-1

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