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Daniele Pantano

Daniele Pantano

Author's Bio

Daniele Pantano is a Swiss poet, translator, critic, and editor born of Sicilian and German parentage in Langenthal (Canton of Berne). His individual poems, essays, and reviews, as well as his translations from the German by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Georg Trakl, and Robert Walser, have appeared or are forthcoming in numerous magazines, journals, and anthologies, including Absinthe: New European Writing, The Baltimore Review, The Cortland Review, Gradiva: International Journal of Italian Poetry, Italian Americana, Jacket, The Mailer Review, Poetry Salzburg Review, Verse Daily, Versal, and 32 Poems Magazine. His recent work includes In an Abandoned Room: Selected Poems by Georg Trakl (Erbacce Press, 2008), The Possible Is Monstrous: Selected Poems by Friedrich Dürrenmatt (Black Lawrence Press/Dzanc Books, 2010), The Oldest Hands in the World (Black Lawrence Press/Dzanc Books, 2010), Mass Graves: XIX.XXII (Knives, Forks and Spoons Press, 2011), Oppressive Light: Selected Poems by Robert Walser (Black Lawrence Press/Dzanc Books, 2012), and Mass Graves; City of Now (Knives, Forks and Spoons Press, 2012). His next books, The Collected Works of Georg Trakl and Mass Graves: A Confession, are forthcoming from Black Lawrence Press, New York, and Knives, Forks and Spoons Press, Liverpool. Pantano has taught at the University of South Florida and served as the Visiting Poet-in-Residence at Florida Southern College. He divides his time between Switzerland, the United States, and England, where he’s Reader in Poetry and Literary Translation and Director of Creative Writing at Edge Hill University. For more information, please visit www.danielepantano.ch.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Oppressive Light: Selected Poems by Robert Walser (Black Lawrence Press, 2012), The Oldest Hands in the World (Black Lawrence Press, 2010), The Possible Is Monstrous: Selected Poems by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, translated by Daniele Pantano (Black Lawrence Press, 2010), Panta Rhei (Alpha Beat Press, 2000)
Anthologies:
The Book of Hopes and Dreams (Bluechrome, 2006), Poetic Voices Without Borders (Gival Press, 2005), Sunscripts (The Florida Center for Writers, 2004)
Journals:
32 Poems, Baltimore Review, Cantilevers: A Journal of the Arts, Clean Sheets, Conjunctions, Erbacce, Gradiva: International Journal of Italian Poetry, Guernica, Haerter, International Poetry, Italian Americana, Jacket, Lilliput Review, Muse Apprentice Guild, Pedestal Magazine, Poems Niederngasse, Poetry Salzburg Review, Shadowtrain , Style, The Aroostook Review, The Cortland Review, The Mailer Review, Versal, Verse Daily

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Listing last updated: May 12, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
European American, Italian American
Prefers to work with:
Adults, At Risk Youth, Children, Hospital patients, Mentally Ill, People with Disabilities, Prisoners, Teachers, Teenagers
Fluent in:
English, French, German, Italian
Born in:
Langenthal
Raised in:
Langenthal

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