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Gary Corseri

Author's Bio

In spite of numerous assaults upon it, I have maintained my integrity to speak the truth as I have understood it, to seek new knowledge, and to deal honestly and fairly with others. I have been faithful to my Muse for some 60 years, listening to faint promptings since age 8, following those paths which would bring me closer to communion.

Publications and Prizes

Manifestations (an anthology; edited) (DeKalb Council for the Arts, 2004), A Fine Excess (Xlibris, 2001), Holy Grail, Holy Grail: Quest East, Quest West (Xlibris, 2001), Too Soon, As Always (Georgia Poetry Society, 1999), Random Descent (Anhinga Press, 1989)
Primal Sanities (Allbook Books, 2007), Java Monkey Speaks, #2 (Poetry Atlanta Press, 2006), Java Monkey Speaks (Poetry Atlanta Press, 2005), Modern Muses (Allbook Books, 2005), Manifestations (DeKalb Council for the Arts, 2004), Snakebird: 30 Years of Anhinga Poets (Anhinga Press, 2004), North of Wakulla (Anhinga Press, 1989)
Apalachee Quarterly, Atlanta Constitution, Bloomsbury Review, Buffalo Spree, Chattahoochee Review, City Lights Review, Clay & Pine, CounterPunch, Cyrano's Journal - Thomas Paine's Corner, Dandelion Salad, Defiance, Devil's Millhopper, Dissident Voice, Elixir, Florida Quarterly, Florida Review, Georgia Review, Harvard Advocate, International Poetry Review, International Quarterly, Italian Americana, Japanophile, Libido, Louisville Review, Madison Review, Miami Herald, National Forum, New York Times, Oasis, Odessa Poetry Review, Open Cell, Poet & Critic, Poet Lore, Poetry Nippon, Poetry Northwest, Quest, Redbook, Snake Nation Review, Southern Humanities Review, Sparrow, Sucarnochee Review, Tampa Review, Village Voice, Ward 6 Review, Webster Review, Woodrider
Various, including: The Stephen Vincent Benet Narrative Poem Prize, Florida Poetry Prize, Georgia Poetry Society Chapbook Contest, Phi Beta Kappa, a scholarship to Harvard, a fellowship to Florida State University (leading to a Ph.D. in English).

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
How America Was Lost by Paul Craig Roberts, The Failure of Laissez Faire Capitalism by Paul Craig Roberts, Bay of Angels (poems) by Diane Wakoski, Collapsing Consciously by Carolyn Baker, Selected Poems by Robinson Jeffers
Favorite Books:
The last time I thought about that--a couple of years ago--I came up with a list of about 100!
Favorite Authors:
As above, so below!

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Listing last updated: March 28, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Travels for readings?
Identifies as:
Italian American
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Born in:
New York, NY
Raised in:
New York, NY

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