about this contributor:


JOHN CHORAZY has been the editor of The Ever Dancing Muse semiannual poetry publication since 1993. His poems have appeared in magazines including Black Buzzard Review, Alpha Beat Press, Lips, The Paterson Literary Review, and many others. He has been featured in metro area venues such as Borders Books and Music, Barnes & Nobles, The Knitting Factory, Back Fence, and CBGB'S Gallery and was on the judging panel for the 9th Annual 2002 New Jersey Wordsmith Competition. Poetry events he has coordinated and hosted include the annual courtyard reading at The William Carlos Williams Centre, The Pop Lounge Poetry Series, and the monthly poetry reading series at The Montclair Public Library in NJ. He presently works as a teaching artist for the New Jersey Writers' Project, Arts Horizons, The New Jersey Music Society's Literacy Through Jazz Program, and is a creative writer instructor at The Montclair Art Museum Yard School of Art. Poems For Lunch, a collection of short poems, was published in 1997 by Who Who Who Publishing.