Robert J. Savino

West Islip, NY 11795-3616

Author's Bio

Suffolk County Poet Laureate 2015-2017. Board Member at both the Walt Whitman Birthplace & the Long Island Poetry & Arts Archival Center.

Publications and Prizes

Inside a Turtle Shell
(Allbook Books, 2009)
, No Distance Between Us - Italian American Poets of Long Island
(Local Gems Poetry Press, 2017)
13 Days of Halloween 2013 - 2017
(Local Gems Poetry Press, 2013)
, Babyboomer Birthright
(PoetWorks Press, 2013)
, Bards Against Hunger
(Local Gems Press, 2014)
, examination anthology
(Local Gems Poetry Press, 2010)
, Freedom Verse
(Local Gems Poetry Press, 2013)
, Laurels - Poems by Long Island's Poets Laureate
(Local Gems Poetry Press, 2016)
, Long Island Quarterly 25th Anniversary
(Local Gems Poetry Press, 2015)
, Long Island Sounds
(The North Sea Poetry Scene Press, 2009)
, Long Island Sounds 2015
(Wyld Syde Press, 2015)
, Long Island Sounds:2008
(The North Sea Poetry Scene Press, 2008)
, Poets 4 Paris
(Local Gems Press, 2015)
, primal sanities
(Allbook Books, 2007)
, Recession, Depression & Economic Reflection
(Local Gems Poetry Press, 2014)
, Songs of Sandy
(Local Gems Poetry Press, 2013)
, Sounds of Solace
(Local Gems Poetry Press, 2013)
, Suffolk County Poetry Review
(Local Gems Poetry Press, 2015)
, The Light of City and Sea
(Street Press, 2006)
, Toward Forgiveness
(Writers Ink Press, 2011)
, Unoccupy Movement
(Allbook Books, 2012)
, Writing Outside the Lines
(Wyld Syde Press, 2012)
Angelflesh, Avenging Spirit, Avocet: A Journal of Nature Poems, Axe Factory, Babylon Review, Backstreet Quarterly, Black Book Press, Bone & Flesh, Clark Street Review, Conflict of Interest, Creations Magazine 2007, 2008, 2009, Ellipsis, Fan Magazine, First Literary Review-East, Fulva Flava, Haight-Ashbury Literary Journal, Home Planet News, Hudson Review, In My Shoes, Incoming, Jerseyworks, Long Island Quarterly, Long Islander, Mad Poets Review, Mobius-The Poetry Magazine, Negative Capability, North American Review, Oberon, Poetry Motel, Poetry Super Highway, Rogue Scholars, Skyline Magazine, Skyline Review, Sport Literate, Surreal Underground, Tapestries, The Equinox, Urban Beat, Wooden Head Review, Xanadu
fireballs of an illuminated scarecrow
(Good Japan Press, 2008)
Prizes Won: 
Winner of the 2008 Oberon Poetry Prize.

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Last updated: Mar 02, 2018