Edwin Bodney

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Edwin Bodney is an American slam poet and author of the book A Study of Hands (Not A Cult Press).[1][2][3] Bodney is also one of the hosts of Da Poetry Lounge.[3][4][5] Various of Bodney's poems have been featured in Button Poetry. He is the author and performer of the works: "Good Morning: A Story of Flight in the Making",[3] and "When a boy tells you he loves you."[6][7]

Personal life[edit]

Bodney stated "my work is 101 percent autobiographical."[7] Bodney identifies as queer and is based in Los Angeles. He has a degree from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising.[5]


  1. ^ Bodney, Edwin. "Edwin Bodney, Author at Not a Cult". Not a Cult. Retrieved 2019-02-26.
  2. ^ Bodney, Edwin (2016-12-30). A Study of Hands. NOT A CULT. ISBN 9781945649011.
  3. ^ a b c ABADSIDIS, SAVAS (October 2018). "Writer Edwin Bodney Takes Aim at Gay Racism". Advocate (1099): 60–61. ISSN 0001-8996. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  4. ^ "List | Words Dance Publishing". Retrieved 2019-02-26.
  5. ^ a b Johnson, Javon (2017). Killing Poetry: Blackness and the Making of Slam and Spoken Word Communities. Rutgers University Press. ISBN 9780813580036. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  6. ^ "Edwin Bodney". Poets & Writers. Retrieved 2019-02-26.
  7. ^ a b "An Interview with Edwin Bodney". Exposition Review. Retrieved 2019-02-26.