The Painted Bride Quarterly would like to congratulate Lynn Hoffman on his latest book publication, The Butterfly Farmer. The novel features a romance set at the jersey shore; we’re in love already. You can also read his interview with the publisher here! Revisit Lynn in Issue 95. Congratulations!
We are proud to announce that Lynn Hoffman has published a book of poems titled Philadelphia Poems (Kelsay Books, 2016). Included in this collection is the poem, “from the barber, Carmello” first published in Issue 94 of Painted Bride Quarterly. Congratulations, Lynn, we can’t wait to see more great things from you!
from the barbershop, carmello sees winter boots squeaking south on passyunk near broad sun-low, gold and cold. from the second chair, carmello hears a ring, a barber’s ‘howaya’ and something about shoveling the goddamn cold off the car’s bald spot from twenty-two years ago, carmello hears a crank and clank of metal slides sees the […]
Lynn Hoffman was born in Brooklyn and lives in Philadelphia. Among his 11 published books are Radiation Days- a comedy about cancer and Short Course in Beer, a very serious but tasty book about ales and lagers. He has published 160 poems in literary magazines and is the twice-fired, thrice hired Chef Professor of Drexel […]