Horses See Ghosts – Poetry by Guinotte Wise
The latest poetry collection from author and sculptor Guinotte Wise, full of joy and sadness and wry, side-eyed affection for our lost world.
Guinotte Wise has been a creative director in advertising most of his working life. In his youth he put forth effort as a bullrider, ironworker, laborer, welder, funeral home pickup person, warehouse worker, bartender, truckdriver, postal worker, ice house worker, horse groom, paving field engineer. A staid museum director called him raffish, which he enthusiastically embraced. Of course, he took up fiction and poetry. A Pushcart nominee, his fiction, essays or poetry have appeared in over eighty literary reviews including Rattle, Shotgun Honey, Atticus, and Exterminating Angel Press. His first book, Night Train, Cold Beer, won the H. Palmer Hall Award and enough money to fix the soffits. Wise is also a sculptor, his medium, welded steel. He and his wife live on a farm in Resume Speed, Kansas. Educated at Westminster College, University of Arkansas, Kansas City Art Institute. Tweet him @noirbut. Some work is at www.wisesculpture.com
About Guinotte Wise (Kansas City, Missouri & Kansas Author)
Guinotte Wise writes and welds steel sculpture on a farm in Resume Speed, Kansas. His short story collection (Night Train, Cold Beer) won publication by a university press and enough money to fix the soffits. Five more books since. A five-time Pushcart nominee, his fiction and poetry have been published in numerous literary journals including Atticus, The MacGuffin, Santa Fe Writers Project, Rattle and The American Journal of Poetry. His wife has an honest job in the city and drives 100 miles a day to keep it. Some work is at http://www.wisesculpture.com