Anthologies of Poetry

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Anthologies of Poetry

SYNCHRONIZED CHAOS

Poetry by Joan Gelfand



Marsh Hawk Press Review – Spring 2020



Great Weather for Media: Birds Fall Silent in the Mechanical Sea Anthology

Birds Fall Silent in the Mechanical Sea Anthology : includes the new poem: “Migrate”



Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California

“Russian River Watershed” and “Cobra Sonnet” will be published in the anthology



Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dreams and the Unexplainable

features the poem “Dreaming in Thai”


Winning Writers

“Peonies: For Jill” will appear in Winning Writers newsletter August.


Outrider Press – Small Press Publishing

Joan’s poem, “Blue Moon,” in “The Moon” published by Outrider Press, in conjunction with Tall Grass Writers’ Guild, appears June 10, 2017.



Spring 2017 Marsh Hawk Review

Joan’s poem, “The Ferlinghetti School of Poetics”, appears



The Scribbler April 2016 Issue!

will feature Joan’s poem “Sex, Death and All That Jazz”


Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dreams and Premonitions

Joan’s poetry appears


Postcard Poems

Yoga: Pigeon Pose by Joan Gelfand appears on August 12, 2015



Fighting Words Anthology (PEN Oakland, Oct. 6, 2014)

Featuring the poem “Good Morning America, Where Are You?”



99 poems for the 99 percent Anthology (99: The Press, Jul. 17, 2014)

Featuring the poem “Good Morning America, Where Are You?”



World Of Change Anthology (New Way Media, Jan 28, 2014)

Featuring the poem “Ghazal for Baiji.”


Sparring with Beatnik Ghosts, 2013

Featuring the poem “Ferlinghetti School of Poetics.”


Levure Litteraire, Numero 7, 2013

Featuring the poem “Ferlinghetti School of Poetics.”



Caveat Lector Vol. 23, Issue 1 (Winter/Spring 2012)

Featuring the poem, “Valentine’s Day.”



It’s Animal But Merciful (great weather for MEDIA, Oct 1, 2012)

Featuring the poem “Bach Flower Remedies.”



Connections: New York City Bridges in Poetry (P&Q Press in NYC, 2012)

Featuring the poem “Poets House Walk.” The third installment in P & Q Press’ New York focused poetry anthologies, Connections includes a wide range of poetic styles and voices that both celebrate the bridges and explore the metephor of crossing from one place to another—physically, mentally or emotionally.



Broken Circles (Cave Moon Press, Aug 25, 2011)

Featuring the poem “Russian River Watershed.”



Continent of Light (CreateSpace Independent Publishing, Jan 27, 2011)

Featuring the poem “Good Morning America, Where Are You?”



Touching: Poems of Love, Longing and Desire (Fearless Books Publishing, Jan 1, 2011)

Featuring the poem “Music/Dream Seven.”


DuPage Valley Review (2011)

Featuring the poem “The Ferlinghetti School of Poetics.”


Ambush Review #1 (Spring/Summer 2010)

Featuring the poems “Tassa Hanalei” & “Monet.”



Poets 11: 2010 Anthology

Representing San Francisco’s District 7 with the poems, “The Ferlinghetti School of Poetics”, “Cafe”, and “5:50 AM.”



The Gathering Ten! The Ina Coolbrith Circle Poetry Anthology (2009-2010)

Featuring the poem “Paris Whistling.”



The Toronto Quarterly: Issue Four (Sep 13, 2009)

Featuring the poem “Making Love in an Empty Apartment.”



NewVerseNews.com (Jun 29, 2009)

Featuring the poem “Good Morning, America. Where Are You?.”



Caveat Lector Vol. XX Issue 2 (Summer/Fall 2009)

Featuring the poem “Sex, Death and All That Jazz.”



StrangeRoad.com (March 2008)

Featuring the poems “Dichotomy Sonnet”, “7×7 Villanelle” & “Transported.”



The Toronto Quarterly: Issue Four NewVerseNews.com (Oct 1, 2007)Sep 13, 2009)

Featuring the poem “Ghazal For Baiji.”



The Fourth River: Place, Space & Identity (Chatham College, Autumn 2007)

Featuring the poem “Music Dream 14.”



NewVerseNews.com (Sep 28, 2006)

Featuring the poem “War Rant.”



You Are Here: New York City Streets in Poetry (P&Q Press, 2006)

Featuring the poem “Daddy-O.”



Kerem: Creative Explorations in Judaism (Vol. 10, 2005-2006)

Featuring the poem “Wedding Poem.”



If Women Ruled the World Anthology (Inner Ocean Press, Sep 13, 2004)

Featuring the poem “Soccer Mom.”



Meridian Anthology of Contemporary Poetry Vol. III (Meridian Publishing, 2004)

Featuring the poem “The Finish Line.”