Duane Esposito


One Education Drive
Garden City, NY 11530
516-572-7185 ext. 25633

Author's Bio

Duane Esposito is a Professor of English at Nassau Community College. He has an M.A. from SUNY Brockport and an M.F.A. from the University of Arizona. His work was selected by Diane Glancy for an Academy of American Poets Award & his poems have been published in dozens of journals. His collections are The Book of Bubba (Brown Dog Press, 1998), Cadillac Battleship (brokenTribe Press, 2005), Declaration for Your Bones (Yuganta Press, 2012), Dropping Death, a collaboration with Ralph Nazareth (Yuganta Press, 2018), & Panic’s Hymn, a reissue / re- imagining of Cadillac Battleship. (GloveBox Poems, 2018). He lives on Long Island—on Lopsided Farm—with his wife, daughter, son, & many animals.

Publications & Prizes

Dropping Death (Yuganta Press, 2018)
Declaration For Your Bones (Yuganta Press, 2012)
Prizes won: 

Academy of American Poets Award (1994)

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Hemingway, Steinbeck, Baldwin, Plath, Wright, Lee, Lennon, McCartney, Simon, Bowie.
What I'm reading now: 
Listing the books I’m reading now is silly: I’d have to update the list constantly. by

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Brooklyn, NY
New York
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Dix Hills, NY
New York
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Last update: Sep 15, 2021