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Alfonso Colasuonno

Author's Bio

Alfonso Colasuonno writes poetry, short fiction, and for the screen. Alfonso is the co-founder of Beautiful / Losers Magazine (beautifullosersmag.com). He graduated from Beloit College with a BA in creative writing. Alfonso currently lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

Publications and Prizes

Journals:
, Bone Orchard Poetry, Eunoia Review, Gutter Eloquence, In Between Hangovers, O Sweet Flowery Roses, Randomly Accessed Poetics, Rusty Truck, Soul Fountain, The Camel Saloon, The Galway Review, Visceral Uterus, Winamop, Yellow Mama, Zombie Logic Review, Zygote in My Coffee

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolano
Favorite Books:
American Psycho; Women; Super Sad True Love Story; The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao; Honeymooners: A Cautionary Tale; Thank You For Smoking; Cathedral; The Heart is a Lonely Hunter; The Rum Diary; Crime and Punishment; Bright Lights, Big City; NW; The Complete Stories of Flannery O'Connor; Middlesex; Black Hole; The Fortress of Solitude; A Visit From The Goon Squad; The Master and Margarita
Favorite Authors:
Zadie Smith; Jennifer Egan; Junot Diaz; Irvine Welsh; Bret Easton Ellis; Raymond Carver; Flannery O'Connor; Isaac Bashevis Singer; Carson McCullers; Hunter S. Thompson; Charles Bukowski; Jonathan Lethem; Michael Chabon; Misti Rainwater-Lites; Doug Draime; Holly Day; Sarah E. Alderman; Catfish McDaris; R. Crumb; Lynne Savitt; Tyrel Kessinger; Claire LeDoyen; Donal Mahoney

Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Listing last updated: November 3, 2016

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Italian American
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Brooklyn, NY
Raised in:
Brooklyn, NY

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

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