Dave Newman

In Line At A Grocery Store, Reading The Magazine Headlines

and one says:
The World Needs Who You Were Made To Be

and I’m thinking:

and where in the fuck is that world?


Dave Newman is the author of seven books, including the novel East Pittsburgh Downlow (J.New Books, 2019) and The Same Dead Songs: a memoir of working-class addictions (Imperfect Union, 2023). His collection The Slaughterhouse Poems (White Gorilla Press, 2013) was named one of the best books of the year by L Magazine. He lives in Trafford, PA, the last town in the Electric Valley.