Edwin Romond is a poet, playwright, composer, and retired educator. He has written five books of poetry, two musical plays, and was a public school teacher for 32 years in Wisconsin and New Jersey.
2013 New Jersey Poetry Prize!
Edwin Romond's poem, "Champion," has been selected by the editorial board of The Journal of New Jersey Poets
to receive the 2013 New Jersey Poetry Prize
. The award which includes a medallion, a check for $1,000, and featured publication in this year's issue of The Journal of New Jersey Poets
There will be a special reading by Romond and other contributors to the issue on May 6, 7pm at the County College of Morris, Randolph, NJ. The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.
His work has appeared in numerous literary journals, college text books and anthologies, and has been featured on National Public Radio.
On this site you can read reviews of his books and get information about ordering them. You can also see his schedule for upcoming readings and workshops, sample some of his poems, and hear him sing his original music.
In the Gallery you can view photographs of Romond with family and poetry friends and the Contact page will enable you to easily send him an email.
Thank you for stopping by and enjoy your visit!
"Alone with Love Songs teaches us what it means to be human in poems that are by turns wistful and ironic, vulnerable and hopeful. It is a splendid volume, one that readers will want to return to time after time. Romond is a poet's poet."
— Caroline Collins