Jeanpaul Ferro

Wyoming, RI 02898
Phone: 
401.868.5940

Author's Bio

An 8-time Pushcart Prize nominee, Jéanpaul Ferro’s work has appeared on National Public Radio, Contemporary American Voices, Columbia Review, Emerson Review, Connecticut Review, Saltsburg Review, Hawaii Review, Danforth Review, Oregon Literary Review, Portland Monthly, Arts & Understanding Magazine, The Providence Journal, , and others. He is the author of All The Good Promises (Plowman Press, 1994), Becoming X (BlazeVox Books, 2008), You Know Too Much About Flying Saucers (Thumbscrew Press, 2009), Hemispheres (Maverick Duck Press, 2009) Essendo Morti – Being Dead (Goldfish Press, 2009), nominated for the 2010 Griffin Prize in Poetry; and Jazz (Honest Publishing, 2011), nominated for both the 2012 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Prize and the 2012 Griffin Prize in Poetry. He is represented by the Jennifer Lyons Literary Agency.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
All The Good Promises
(Plowshare Press, 1994)
, Essendo Morti - Being Dead
(Goldfish Press, 2009)
Journals: 
Bartleby Snopes, Brink Magazine, Litchfield Review, Oregon Literary Review, Pindeldyboz, Southern Literary Review, Vol. No.
Prizes Won: 
Nominated for 8 Pushcart Prizes, 3 storySouth Million Writer Awards, and 2 Dzanc Book's Best of the Web awards. Additionally, Essendo Morti – Being Dead (Goldfish Press, 2009)was nominated for the 2010 Griffin Prize in Poetry. Jazz (Honest Publishing, 2011) was nominated for both the 2012 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Prize and the 2012 Griffin Prize in Poetry.

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings: 
No
Travels for readings: 
No
Identifies as: 
Italian American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Providence
Raised in: 
Scituate, RI
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Last updated: Jul 16, 2012