Jéanpaul Ferro

Poet, Fiction Writer

Scituate, RI 02898
Phone: 
401.868.5940

Author's Bio

A 10-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 & Prizes

Fiction

Book:
All The Good Promises (Plowshare Press, 1994)
Journals:
Bartleby Snopes
,
Brink Magazine
, ,
Connecticut Review
,
Emerson Review
,
Istanbul Literary Review
,
Litchfield Review
,
Newport Review
,
Oregon Literary Review
,
Pindeldyboz
,
Southern Literary Review
,
The Istanbul Review
,
Vol. No.

Poetry

Anthology:
Arts and Understanding Anthology (Black Lawrence Press, 2016)
Books:
Jazz (Honest Publishing, 2011)
,
You Know Too Much About Flying Saucers (Maverick Duck Press, 2009)
,
Essendo Morti - Being Dead (Goldfish Press, 2009)
,
Becoming X (BlazeVOX books, 2007)
Prizes won: 

Nominated for 10 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.

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Ernest Hemingway, H.P. Lovecraft, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Pablo Neruda, Octavio Paz

More Information

Gives readings: 
No
Travels for readings: 
No
Identifies as: 
Italian American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Scituate, RI
Rhode Island
Raised in: 
Scituate, RI
Rhode Island
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Last update: May 21, 2019