Martin Willitts Jr is a retired Librarian living in Syracuse, New York. Winner of the2014 Broadsided award; 2014 Dylan Thomas International Poetry Contest; Rattle Ekphrastic Challenge, June 2015, Editor’s Choice; Rattle Ekphrastic Challenge, Artist’s Choice, November 2016, Stephen A. DiBiase Poetry Prize, 2018. He won a Central New York Individual Artist Award and provided "Poetry On The Bus" which had 48 poems in local buses including 20 bi-lingual poems from 7 different languages. He is an editor for Comstock Review, and he is the judge for the New York State Fair Poetry Contest.
He has over 20 chapbooks including Turtle Island Editor’s Choice Award for his chapbook, “The Wire Fence Holding Back the World” (Flowstone Press, 2016). He has over 10 full-length collections including forthcoming “The Uncertain Lover” (Dos Madres Press, 2018), “News From the Slow Country” (Aldrich Press, 2018) and “Home Coming Celebration” (FutureCycle Press, 2019).
Nasturtiums in Snow Understand Green Is Coming
is a 44 page hand-stitched chapbook - $10.00
(Release date 3/30 Free domestic shipping if ordered by 3/29)