Anthony D'Aries

Boston, MA

Author's Bio

Anthony D'Aries is the author of The Language of Men: A Memoir (Hudson Whitman/Excelsior College Press, 2012). He received the 2010 PEN/New England Discovery Award in Nonfiction. His work has appeared in The Literary Review, Solstice: a Magazine of Diverse Voices, and two anthologies: Tarnished: True Tales of Innocence Lost (Pinchback Press) and All the Livelong Day: An Anthology of Writings about Work (Motes Books). Excerpts from The Language of Men received honorable mention for Fourth Genre's Michael Steinberg Essay Prize and a nomination for the 2011 Best of the Net nonfiction award. Anthony served as Randolph College's 2011 Emerging Writer-in-Residence. A graduate of the University of Southern Maine's Stonecoast MFA program, he currently teaches literacy and creative writing in correctional facilities in Massachusetts.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
The Language of Men
(Hudson Whitman Publishers, 2012)
Anthologies: 
All the Livelong Day: Motif Anthologies, Volume 3
(Motes Books, 2012)
, Tarnished: True Tales of Innocence Lost
(Pinchback Press, 2011)
Journals: 
Solstice: A Magazine of Diverse Voices, The Literary Review
Prizes Won: 
2010 PEN/New England Discovery Award

More Information

Listed as: 
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Italian American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Homeless people, Prisoners, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Huntington
Raised in: 
Northport, NY
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Last updated: Jul 02, 2012