Tony Trigilio

Columbia College Chicago Department of English
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 369-8138

Author's Bio

Tony Trigilio's books include, most recently, the poetry collections White Noise (Apostrophe Books) and Historic Diary (BlazeVOX Books). He also is the author of the critical monographs Allen Ginsberg’s Buddhist Poetics (Southern Illinois University Press) and “Strange Prophecies Anew” (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press). He co-edited the anthology Visions and Divisions: American Immigration Literature, 1870-1930 (Rutgers University Press). He directs the program in Creative Writing/Poetry at Columbia College Chicago and is a co-founder and co-editor of Court Green.

Publications and Prizes

"Strange Prophecies Anew"
(Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2000)
, Allen Ginsberg's Buddhist Poetics
(Southern Illinois University Press, 2007)
, Historic Diary
(BlazeVOX Books, 2011)
, The Lama's English Lessons
(Three Candles Press, 2006)
, Visions and Divisions: American Immigration Literature, 1870-1930
(Rutgers University Press, 2008)
, White Noise
(Apostrophe Books, 2013)
Make a Joke and I Will Sigh and You Will Laugh and I Will Cry
(Scantily Clad Press, 2008)
, With the Memory, Which is Enormous
(Main Street Rag Press, 2009)

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Last updated: Jan 28, 2015