The Beat: Chris Tonelli

Knox Pods

Jun 22 2021 • 3 mins

Chris Tonelli is a founding editor of the independent poetry press http://www.birdsllc.com/ (Birds, LLC); co-director of the https://ncbookfestival.com/ (NC Book Festival); and author of five chapbooks and two full-length collections of poetry, most recently https://www.barrelhousemag.com/shopone/whatever-stasis-by-chris-tonelli (Whatever Stasis (Barrelhouse Books, 2018)). He works in https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/ (the Libraries at NC State) and is the co-owner of https://www.facebook.com/soandsobooks (So & So Books) in downtown Raleigh, where he lives with his wife, Allison, and two kids, Miles and Vera. Other Links: https://files.captivate.fm/library/70af915b-6a9d-4413-9199-31425e87ac1b/wide-bird-and-pluto-chris-tonelli.pdf (Read "Wide Bird" and "Pluto" by Chris Tonelli) https://www.birdsllc.com/authors/chris-tonelli (Bio and links at Birds, LLC) https://www.napowrimo.net/the-na-glopowrimo-interview-with-chris-tonelli/ (Interview at NaPoWriMo.net) https://poets.org/poem/test-company (from “A Test of Company” at poets.org)