In these poems, James B. Nicola takes the reader on an increasingly intimate tour of his city, neighborhood, apartment building, and finally his home. Whether you are a fellow New Yorker, an occasional tourist, or an intrepid dreamer, MANHATTAN PLAZA invites you to partake in the impressions, encounters, and adventures of a kindred soul.
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About the Author
With his first collection of poetry, Manhattan Plaza, James B. Nicola joins the ranks of poets Frank O'Hara and Stanley Kunitz and humorist Robert Benchley as a New York author originally from Worcester, Massachusetts. James has been widely published in periodicals including The Atlanta Review, Tar River, Texas Review, Lyric, Nimrod, and Blue Unicorn stateside, and overseas in jour-nals as exotic as The Istanbul Review and Poetry Salzburg. He also won the Dana Literary Award, a People's Choice award (from Storyteller) and a Willow Review award; was nom¬inated twice for a Pushcart Prize and once for a Rhysling Award; and was featured poet at New Formalist. A Yale grad and stage director by profession, his nonfiction book Playing the Audience won a Choice award. Also a composer, lyricist, and playwright, his children's musical Chimes: A Christ¬mas Vaude¬ville premiered in Fairbanks, Alaska, where Santa Claus was rumored to be in attendance on opening night.