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to Geoffrey Gatza dot com
Poet, Publisher, Artist

Geoffrey Gatza

Geoffrey Gatza is the editor and Publisher of the small press BlazeVOX. He has received awards from the Fund for Poetry and a Boomerang Award. He is the author many books of poetry, including Secrets of my Prison House (2010). Kenmore: Poem Unlimited (2009) and Not So Fast Robespierre (Menendez Publishing 2008). He writes for children, HouseCat Kung Fu: Strange Poems for Wild Children (Meritage Press 2008) is wildly popular. He is also the author of the yearly Thanksgiving Menu-Poem Series, a book length poetic tribute for prominent poets, now in it's tenth year. He lives in Buffalo, NY with his girlfriend and two beloved cats.

What to find on this page

Poetry USA!

On this site you can find ongoing poem projects including Big Night menus, recipes and a photo journal. The Kenmore Poem Unlimited series is presented in full along with the full text of Secrets of My Prison House and links to the Thanksgiving menu poem series. The full production video and production book of Day by Kent Johnson is also ready for viewing. You can find all this and more in the Poetry page. Also included are Interviews, Book Reviews and online publications. Big Night recipes, new poems and updates to this page and other online bits of news can be found on the blog. Thank you for stopping by and enjoy this page.

Action Art Poem Projects

Object Poems

Art objects and unusual book objects by Geoffrey Gatza can be found in out Action Art gallery. Documentary art and ready-made collages constructed from objects saved from poets or on journeys with poets are now on display. The full production video and production book of Day by Kent Johnson is also ready for viewing. And odd book objects such as Fantasia Lights, a poem set in a cigarette package; or Language of the Birds, a book made into a message-in-bottle from a wine bottle. Go visit our Action Art gallery now.