Gerry LaFemina is the author of   full-length collections of poetry and prose poetry and numerous chapbooks.


Podcasts and Video

DelmarvaLife, April 2018 (video)
So What's Your Story, April 2018 (podcast)
Delmarva Today (Maryland Public Radio), 
April 2018 (video of radio interview)

Prosody, December 2007 (podcast)

His poems have appeared in the American Poetry ReviewGettysburg Review, The Sun, North American Review, among other journals, and in various anthologies including American Poetry: The Next Generation, and The Best of the Web 2013. His awards and honors include a Pushcart Prize, the Bordighera Prize in Poetry, the Anthony Piccione/MAMMOTH Books Poetry Prize, an Irving Gilmore Emerging Artist Foundation Fellowship, and Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs Individual Artist Fellowship.

Links to interviews and poems

The Rock & Sling Interview
The Sun selections
Mocking Bird selections
The Cortland Review 
"Apocrypha" in Blackbird selections
The Common selections
Drunken Boat selections
An interview with Silenced Press
The Heart online selections
Connotation Press selections
Prose Poems in Delaware Poetry Review

Gerry LaFemina's latest collection is The Story of Ash  from Anhinga Press. With cover art by the legendary guitarist of Television, Richard Lloyd, it's been hailed by poet Maggie Anderson as "Richly descriptive, both haunted and haunting, The Story of Ash is a brilliant tragi-comedy in which memory is “the last shelter any of us have.” 
  1. Little Heretic
  2. Zarathustra in Love
  3. Graffiti Heart
  4. The Window Facing Winter
  5. Figures from the Big Time Circus Book/The Book of Clown Baby
  6. The Parakeets of Brooklyn
  7. Notes for the Novice Ventriloquist
  8. Vanishing Horizon