“Aubade,” New Poem by Frank Mundo Published by Poetic Diversity

Honored that my new poem “Aubade” (which is an aubade and a sonnet) is published in the latest issue of poeticdiversity.
An aubade is a morning love song (as opposed to a serenade, which is in the evening), or a song or poem about lovers separating at dawn. The sun is often addressed directly in this poem.
The poem was written earlier this year for my wife.


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Then & Now New Poetry Anthology

I’m honored to have a couple of poems I wrote (17 years apart) for my wife included in Then & Now: Conversations with Old Friends, a  beautiful anthology of poetry and art that comes out on November 20th, 2015, from Sadie Girl Press.

Then & Now: Conversations with Old Friends is a unique collection of poetry and art pairs inspired by the theme of “Then and Now”. 120 pages, perfect bound collection, 50 pairs of work from 45 poets and artists, with cover art by Alyssandra Nighswonger. Edited by Sarah Thursday, assisted by Terry Ann Wright.

Learn more at SadieGirlPress.com

Includes work by Alexis Rhone Fancher, Amélie Frank, Avra Kouffman, Betsy Mars, Beverly M. Collins, Boris Salvador Ingles, Brandon Dumais , Brandon Williams, Brian Christopher Jaime, Brittni Suzanne Plavala, Carla Carlson, Clifton Snider, Daniel McGinn, Erica Brenes, Esmeralda Villalobos, Fernando Gallegos, Frank Kearns, Frank Mundo, G. Murray Thomas, Gerald Locklin, John Guzlowski, Joy Shannon, Judy Barrat, Julie Standig, K. Andrew Turner, Kelsey Bryan-Zwick, Ken Oddist Jones, Kevin Patrick Sullivan, Laryssa Wirstiuk, Lynne Thompson, Marco A. Vasquez, Marcus Clayton, Martin Willitts Jr., Natalie Morales, Robin Dawn Hudechek, Robin Steere Axworthy, Sally Deskins, Sarah Lim, Sarah Thursday, Sharon Elliott, Steven Marr, Suzanne Allen, Teresa Mei Chuc, Terry Ann Wright, and Tobi Alfier.

Available November 20th through the Sadie Girl Press Bookstore and Half Off Books in Whittier.

Other books by Frank Mundo are available at Amazon

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Frank Mundo Reads from The Brubury Tales on Soundcloud


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12 New Poems by Frank Mundo

Not all of my poems are epic 65,000+ words long like my book The Brubury Tales, a modern version of The Canterbury Tales set in Los Angeles just after the 1992 riots.

The Brubury Tales in Paperback on Amazon |  The Brubury Tales ebook for Kindle | Book Trailer

Here’s a few of my other much shorter poems published recently:

  1. re: Your brother
    by Frank Mundo
    Lowestoft Chronicle
  2. Elegy for David Jones
    by Frank Mundo
    Lowestoft Chronicle
  3. The White Rabbit Out of Hiding (a sonnet)
    by Frank Mundo
    Silver Birch Press: Me As A Child Series
  4. This Your Romeo and His Oubliette
    by Frank Mundo
    Yay! LA Magazine
  5. Staying Still
    by Frank Mundo
    3Elements Literary Review
    Page 54 and 55
  6. Sound Advice
    by Frank Mundo
    Spectrum: an Anthology of Southern Californian Poets
  7. Notes to Self on Valentines Day (2 sonnets)
    by Frank Mundo
    Men in the Company of Women: A Provocative Anthology of Praise and Persuasion
  8. It Takes Two Seconds
    by Frank Mundo
    The Bicycle Review #23
  9. Aubade
    by Frank Mundo
    Coming Soon (November 2015)
    Poetic Diversity
  10. Love Conditions and Love’s Condition (two poems)
    by Frank Mundo
    Then & Now: Anthology coming soon (2016) from Sadie Girl Press

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Frank Mundo Interviewed by Bulgarian Writer Ognian Georgiev

I had the honor of being interviewed by Ognian Georgiev, a writer from Bulgaria Today about my books, writing, reviewing and more.

Check it out here!

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Frank Mundo Reads at Shine: Bright Stories of Positive Change 09-18-14

I’ll be reading, “A Day at the Beach” at Shine: Bright Stories of Positive Change on Thursday, September 18 at 7:30pm at the YWCA Santa Monica Westside, 2019 14th Street in Santa Monica. Come check it out if you’re in the neighborhood. It’s a good time and a great cause.

SHINE is produced by Storey Productions in association with Santa Monica Repertory Theater, UCLArts and Healing, and the YWCA Women’s Partnership. Tickets: $10 donation.

I’ll be reading with Deana Barone, Barra Grant, Lisa Mora, Sy Rosen, Oscar Sagastume and David Ivan Temianka. Live music provided by Sunny Hilden, a Grammy-winning singer/songwriter.

Learn more about this event at The Santa Monica Dispatch.

Get Books by Frank Mundo in paperback or for Kindle.

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2014 Readers’ Choice Award nominee at BigAl’s Books and Pals

Different by Frank Mundo is nominated for 2014 Readers' Choice Award at BigAl's Books and Pals

Different by Frank Mundo

I’m pleased to announce that my book, Different, is up for the 2014 Readers’ Choice Award for Fantasy books at BigAl’s Books and Pals.

Published on December 9th, 2013, Different tells the story of 12-year-old Gregory Gourde, a bright yet awkward kid who experiences certain physical changes one morning that even puberty can’t explain: his head has become a watermelon.

What follows is an audacious exploration of what it really means to be different in this dark yet humorous nod to Kafka’s “Metamorphosis” and Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland”. Different also includes a dozen original woodcut-inspired black-and-white illustrations by Keith Draws.

Different was reviewed by BigAl’s Books and Pals on December 31, 2013, which you can read here.

If you’ve read and liked Different, please take a minute to vote for it in the Fantasy Category at BigAl’s using the Rafflecopter application/form. Just for voting you are entered to win prizes and free books. Check it out. And thank you for your support.

Different is now available in ebook and paperback versions on Amazon. Visit my Amazon author page for more info on all of my books.

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