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Mac's Backs, June 2014, by Jen PezzoThis week, meet Lennart Lundh, the author of six poetry chapbooks. Four Poems, Pictures of an Other Day, and So Careless of Themselves were published by Writing Knights Press. Fifth April 1975, an extended poem written during the American bombing of Cambodia, is self-published. Poems Against Cancer 2014 and Poems Against Cancer 2015 were written and distributed as fundraisers for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and its research into childhood cancers.

Len’s poetry has appeared in print since 1967, and online since the turn of the century. In the last year and a half, his work has been found in the real or virtual pages of Binnacle, Children Churches and Daddies, Copperfield Review, Crisis Chronicles, Drunk Monkeys, Hessler Street Poetry 2015, Liminal Age, NonBinary Review, Poetry Quarterly, Poetry Storehouse, River Poets Journal, Silver Birch Press projects, and anthologies from Writing Knights Press. He reads regularly at Lit by the Bridge, Traveling Mollies, Waiting for the Bus, and Waterline Writers in the Chicago area. Three or four times a year, he can be found featuring at various venues in Ohio.

He is also a historian (five books and a score of articles between 1984 and 2002) and short-fictionist. His fiction has appeared in Coffee Shop Blues, Ethereal Tales, Flashquake, Inkburns, Jet Fuel Review, Liar’s League, Litro, Mocha Memoirs, NonBinary Review, Page & Spine, postcard poems and prose, Quotable, River Poets Journal, SmokeLong Quarterly, Song of the Siren, Stray Branch, and Weird Lies. A short-fiction chapbook, After the Wolves, is scheduled to appear from Writing Knights Press this year.

Len and his wife of 47 years, Lin, live in northeastern Illinois.

One of these days, Lennart will have a Web site.

He is on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/lennart.lundh.5

Audio and video files of his work can be found on YouTube and Soundcloud.

To order his books from Writing Knights Press, go http://writingknights.bravesites.com/

To order his self-published chapbooks, contact Len at lenlundh@aol.com. Please note that all proceeds from Poems Against Cancer 2014 and Poems Against Cancer 2015 will go to the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.

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