Boston's Sunday Salons presents Daniel DeLoma, Bianca Stone, Kaveh Akbar, Jameson Fitzpatrick and Roberto Montes.
Kaveh Akbar is the founder and editor of Divedapper, a home for feature interviews with the most vital voices in contemporary poetry. His poems are forthcoming in American Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, The Iowa Review, Narrative, The Adroit Journal, Puerto del Sol, Bennington Review, Los Angeles Review, Pleiades, and elsewhere. Kaveh is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Florida State University, where he teaches and serves as Book Reviews Editor for the Southeast Review.
Roberto Montes is the author of I Don't Know Do You, named one of the Best Books of 2014 by NPR and a finalist for the 2014 Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry from The Publishing Triangle. His poetry has appeared in or is forthcoming from The Literary Review, Whiskey Island, Nepantla: A Journal for Queer Poets of Color; Apogee Journal, and elsewhere. A new chapbook, Grievances, is forthcoming from the Atlas Review TAR chapbook series.
Jameson Fitzpatrick is the author of the chapbook Morrisroe: Erasures (89plus/LUMA Publications), and his poems have appeared in The Awl, The Literary Review, Prelude, and Poetry, among elsewhere. A poetry editor for Lambda Literary Review, he lives in New York, where he teaches expository writing at New York University.
Bianca Stone is a poet and visual artist. She is the author of Someone Else’s Wedding Vows (Tin House/Octopus Books, 2014) and several poetry and poetry comic chapbooks, including I Saw The Devil With His Needlework (Argos Books, 2012), and I Want To Open The Mouth God Gave You, Beautiful Mutant (Factory Hollow Press, 2012). She is also the illustrator of Antigonick, a collaboration with Anne Carson. She is the editor of Monk Books, a small press that publishes limited-edition chapbooks of poetry and art, and the chair of the Ruth Stone Foundation, an organization honoring the work of her grandmother, poet Ruth Stone.
Poet Daniel DeLoma, D.Litt., is the founder and host of the Sunday Salons. Originally from Connecticut, Daniel has lived in many cities throughout the northeast. A professional poet, Daniel's December Manifestos (Lion's Arrow, 2013) was met with critical and public acclaim. Daniel has strived for many years to attempt to make poetry available to the public and to show the masses that poetry is not just for the heavy-hearted to read in dark rooms. Daniel is an active member of the International Society for General Semantics, the Academy of American Poets, and American Mensa. In the past, Daniel was the Director of the Queens Symphony Orchestra, has been a professor of poetry and philosophy at many different colleges and universities including, but not limited to The New School and Boston College. He has read his poetry throughout the world and is now working full-time on the Salons and living in the Boston area.