Dave Dragone is the Editor-in-Chief of Rhode Island-based Crosswinds Poetry Journal, an international journal of poetry now in its ninth year of publication. Crosswinds Poetry became a 501(c)(3) in 2023. (crosswindspoetry.com).
Dave’s poetry has appeared in Avocet, Bryant Literary Review, California Quarterly, Common Ground Review, Commonweal, Connecticut River Review, Main Street Rag, Newport Life Magazine, The Orchard Street Press, Providence Sunday Journal, Rhode Island Public Radio, and Trinity Repertory Theater. Dave is the author of two collections of poetry: Temperaments, (2016) and Primal, (2022 by Main Street Rag Publishing). Dave facilitates poetry workshops and events in libraries and other venues in Rhode Island, and serves on the board of non-profit Notable Works Publication and Distribution Company. (Notableworks.org). David also enjoys performing poetry and playing violin and viola at assisted living centers in Rhode Island.