Steve was born and raised in Chicago, His first exposure to poetry was learning to write haiku as a sophomore in high school. In the mid 80’s he delved into performance poetry collaborating on two poetry plays with a small group of three other poets. This lead to poetry slams at the renowned Green Mill in Chicago, as well as other venues such as Weeds, Adolph’s and The School Street Café.
Steve published his first two books of poetry, Agnostic Sins and The Silence Still Screams earlier this year, a collection of 23 poems, available through his website, and online through Amazon and Kindle.
The Beast is his third book of poems. The theme here is focused on love and nature; with some exceptions. The poetry also includes a German poem (with translation). All poems are written in 2015.
Steve continues to write and post poetry in online websites and magazines. He has had over a dozen poems published in various online anthologies and in magazine form.
You can contact Steve through his website, www.stevemanolis.com he would love to hear from you.
Steve, now retired from his marketing career, currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife, Susan, and their family of rescue dogs.