Donna J. Gelagotis Lee
 
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Recent Publications

 
“The island’s heat” 
“The way the coast came to meet us” 
“Desire in the Rock of the Cove” 
New Madrid, Journal of Contemporary Literature 
(Evolving Islands)


Arrival
Magma Poetry, 2014
(Freedom)


Swallowing Ourselves Whole

Magma Poetry, 2014
(
Breaks)


“Transposition
Earths Daughters, 2014
(Light)


To My Boy Friend in High School”
Aethlon: The Journal of Sport Literature
Sport Literature Anthology



Original Bride
Vallum: contemporary poetry, issue 11:1, 2014 
(Thresholds)


Through the Front Door”
Magma Poetry, 2013
(
The Shape of the Poem)


Going Fishing and Cooking the Fish‏

About Place Journal, November 2013
(The Future of Water)


Four poems

Unruly Catholic Women Writers: Creative Responses to Catholicism
Excelsior Editions/SUNY Press, 2013


“The Submission Process”
(The Writer's Experience)

Press Americana, 2013


Like a Day I Never Knew
The Other Journal, 2013 (Prayer)


The S
hepherd” (with audio)
qarrtsiluni, 2013 (Animals in the City)
 
 
Succumbed”
Earths Daughters, 2013 (One if by Land)
 
 
Looking at Us Eat”
Watching the Birds”
(The Politics of...)
 
 
Naive”
Indian River Review, 2012
 
 
Display”
subTerrain, 2012
 
 
The Women of the Village”
Off the Coast, spring 2012
GREEN issue
 
 
at the taverna
“Pressing On”
“Mother of the House”
“A Sigh on Mykonos”
“Thick Rope”
“The Half of It” 
C’est vrai, I’m thinking—” 
Telling and Re-telling: The Mosaics of Traveling
Narratives and Narrators
Twentieth Anniversary Edition
 
 
To Wake Us”
The Poetry Supplement, winter 2012
 
 
The Rover”
Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches
to Cultural Diversity, fall 2011
 
 
Morning on Mykonos”
I Cannot Lie Down Anymore”
A Slice of Noon” 
Finding Myself at the Acropolis”
mediterranean poetry, 2011    
 
 
To My Boy Friend in High School”
Aethlon: The Journal of Sport Literature
 
 
Bathing at Peaks of Otter
Vallum: new international poetics, issue 8:1, 2011 (Mountains & Heights)
 
 
The Way Out”
Cimarron Review, issues 175 and 176, spring/summer 2011
 
 
Sure”
Knocking at the Door: Poems for Approaching the Other
Birch Bench Press, 2011
 
 
Running from Predators”
Sure Footing”
Washing My Horse’s Sheath” 
Sport Literate, 15th Anniversary issue
 
 
The First Winter Winds” 
Cove in Another Country”
LiNQ, 2010 (Islands)
 
 
Lost”
An pei kati, tha faei ksilo
Descant, The Winter Reader, 2010
 
 
To Fos Stin Elláda”
 
 
What Is Missing”
Alligator Juniper, Special International Section, issue 15, 2010
 
 
The Village Mongrels” 
The Abandoned Woman in the Water Closet”
antiTHESIS, 2010 (Fear)
 
 
Ode to Fungi-filled Face Cream”
(Lost Horse Press, 2010)
 
 
Selection of poems
Atenea: a bilingual journal of the humanities and social sciences (special issue on Time and Temporality)
 
 
Leaving You” 
Translation”
Jacket, issue 38, late 2009 (Feature: H.D.)
 
 
Circumstance”
Vallum: contemporary poetry, issue 7:1, 2009 (Luck)
 
 
I Refuse. I Refuse.”
Existere - Journal of Arts and Literature, fall 2009/winter 2010
 
 
Just Married in the Village”
 
 
Beyond Appearances” 
Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, issue 32, spring/summer 2009 (special issue on ekphrastic poetry)
 
 
Calling Out”
The Permissible Food of Marriage” 
The Supper” 
 
 
Is Time Immortal?”
Cider Press Review, 2009
 
 
Re-sort”
Amoskeag, spring 2009
 
 
The Women” 
Blue Dusk”
 
 
Country”
genre: arrivals and departures, 2009 (genre: an International Journal of Literature and the Arts)
 
 
A Life of Blood”
Women. Period.
Spinsters Ink, 2008
 
 
Football in Athens, with Her”
University of Nebraska Press, 2008
 
 
The New Filly”
Control” 
Yarroway Mountain Press, 2008
 
 
Uncertain wavering”
Letters to the World: Poems from the Wom-po LISTSERV
Red Hen Press, 2008
 
 
The Coastal Road”
Paradise” 
Sunrise, Mytilini”
Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments, Issue No. 21, winter/spring 2008 (Islands and Archipelagos)
 
 
Horse Auction”
How Things Are”
Descant, fall 2007 issue (Fashion)
 
 
From the 21st Floor”
Crab Orchard Review, summer/fall 2007 issue (Come Together ~ Occasions, Ceremonies, & Celebrations)
 
 
Muscle”
Earths Daughters, double issue (Once Upon a Time and Games); the poem is also mentioned in the Small Press Review, September 7, 2007
 
 
Five poems
Interdisciplinary Humanities (The National Association for Humanities Education Scholarly Journal), spring 2007 issue (Technoculture)
 

 

Readings & Book Signings
 
  
 
2012
 
Reading, Poets at the Library, U.S. 1 Poets' Cooperative and Delaware Valley Poets Joint Readings Series, Princeton Public Library, Princeton, N.J., June 11, information at http://princetonlibrary.org/events/2012/06/poetry-library.
 

Reading, Somerset Poetry Group, Bridgewater Township Library, Bridgewater, NJ, May 1

 
2009
 

Reading, Delaware Valley Poets, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Princeton MarketFair, NJ, September 14

Reading, in celebration of Small Press Month and the release of the anthology Poetic Voices Without Borders 2 (Gival Press), The New York Center for Independent Publishing, New York City, March 18, information at Poets.org

 

2008
 

Reading, The Greek-American Writers' Association, Cornelia Street Café, New York City, September 20

Reading, Delaware Valley Poets, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Princeton MarketFair, NJ, September 8

Book Signing, B. Dalton Booksellers, Quaker Bridge Mall, Lawrenceville, NJ, March 22

Girl Talk: A Women's Poetry Reading, A Reading in Celebration of Women's History Month, West Caldwell Public Library, NJ, March 15  See photos at Blogalicious.

Book Signing, The Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Conference & Bookfair, New York City, Americas Hall II, table #455, Potomac Review / Gival Press, February 1

Terrain.org's 10th Anniversary Read, Cornelia Street Café, New York City, January 31  Photos at Terrain.org Blog, February 9, 2008.

 

2007
 

Book Signing, B. Dalton Booksellers, Quaker Bridge Mall, Lawrenceville, NJ, December 16

Coffee House Poetry Reading, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, The Hamilton Marketplace, Hamilton, NJ, Sponsored by Allies Inc., December 13

Reading, Doylestown Bookshop, Doylestown, PA, November 30

Reading, Illini Union Bookstore, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Authors Corner, October 29

 

Reading, The Greek-American Writers' Association, Cornelia Street Café, New York City, April 21

Cup & Pen Reading Series, Think Coffee, New York City, January 3

 

2006
 

Reading and Book Launch, Princeton University Store, NJ, December 2 

 

 

 


News 
 
  
    
         
                                                                             
 

“Cloud” and “After Letting the Horses Out” appear in the chapbook The Lost Sparrow (Lost Sparrow Press).


“America,” 1984, and 

Cameras appear in Proteus: A Journal of Ideas (Volume 31.1: Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age). 


“Lover” appears in Forage (issue: Poetry of Nature).


“Hot Breath appears in Contemporary Verse 2: The Canadian Journal of Poetry and Critical Writing (CV2), Hair issue.

 
Raccoon Prints is published in the tenth anniversary issue (Out of Timeof Whitefish Review.

“Fishing for an Octopus” appears in Driftfish: A Zoomorphic Anthology (Zoomorphic, 2016).

“The lake, when I was growing up,” appears in Earth’s Daughters
(issue: Ebb).

“The Fast” appears in Mothers and Sons: Centering Mother Knowledge (Demeter Press, 2016).

“Bee” appears in Pilgrimage magazine (Fear).



















                                                                          
 
 
 





 
Dennis H. Lee’s poetry appears in Illuminations. His poem Woodpeckers”
(with audio) appears in qarrtsiluni