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Anthony Buccino

Author's Bio

Anthony Buccino published sixteen books, including six full-length poetry collections: CANNED; Yountacah Country; Sixteen Inches On Center; AMERICAN BOY: Pushing Sixty; Voices On The Bus; One Morning In Jersey City. He published four collections of essays based in and around New Jersey. Buccino blogs about life in New Jersey. The Nutley Sons and Belleville Sons honor roll paperbacks recount the lives of more than 300 men who died in service to their country. Books are available in print and for eReaders.

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies:
Paterson Literary Review (Paterson Poetry Center, 2013), Paterson Literary Review (Poetry Center, 2011), Paterson Literary Review (Poetry Center, 2010)
Journals:
Caduceus, Florida English Journal, Rattlesnake Review, Raving Dove, The Idiom, The Poem Factory, U.S. 1 Worksheets
Prizes:
Media-Affiliated Blog posts earned a SPJ-NJ 2010 and 2011 Excellence in Journalism awards. Media-Affiliated transit blog earned a SPJ-NJ 2010 Excellence in Journalism award. Nominated in 2010 for Pushcart Prize by editors of US 1 Worksheets. Honorable Mention in the 2011, 2010 and 2009 Allen Ginsberg Poetry Awards contests. Editor's Choice in the 2008 Allen Ginsberg Poetry Awards contest.

Anthony Buccino Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen, A Dog's Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron, The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein, The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
Favorite Books:
The Strawberry Statement - Notes of a College Revolutionary, The Trouble With Poetry, Saving Private Ryan, Marley and Me, Italian Women In Black Dresses
Favorite Authors:
Erma Bombeck, Dave Barry, Billy Collins, Joe Weil, Maria Mazziotti Gillan, Tim O'Brien, Stephen Ambrose, Salvatore Buttaci, Bob Dylan, Jon Katz, Garth Stein

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Listing last updated: July 13, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Italian American
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Newark, NJ
Raised in:
Belleville, NJ

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