Adam Penna

Adam Penna’s first full-length collection, Little Songs & Lyrics to Genji, was published in 2010 by S4N Books.  The Love of a Sleeper, a chapbook, was published two years before by Finishing Line Press.  His poems have appeared in magazines like Albatross, Cimarron Review, Basilica Review, Nimrod, The Same and others.  A sonnet published in the Cider Press Review was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2010, and an earlier poem appeared on the site Verse Daily in 2004.  He teaches at Suffolk County Community College, where he is an Associate Professor of English, and lives in East Moriches, NY with his wife and four cats.  He is the editor and publisher of Best Poem: A Poetry Journal, and blogs on poetry and other things at

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