Matthew Cariello


Bexley, OH
Ohio US

Author's Bio

Matt Cariello’s most recent book, The Empty Field, was published in 2022 by Red Moon Press. His first two collections of poems, A Boat That Can Carry Two (winner of the 2010 Bordighera Poetry Prize) and Talk (winner of the 2018 Lauria/Frasca Prize) were published by Bordighera Press. He’s had stories, poems, haiku, and reviews published in Bennington Review, Voices in Italian AmericanaPoet Lore, Ovunque Siamo, Evening Street Review, Modern Haiku, Frogpond, The Heron’s Nest, The Long Story, Indiana Review, The Ekphrastic Review, Italian Americana,  Modern Poetry Quarterly Review, Typehouse, Sheila-Na-Gig and The Journal.  He’s currently a senior lecturer in the English department at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

Publications & Prizes

The Empty Field (Red Moon Press, 2022)
Talk (Bordighera Press, 2019)
A Boat That Can Carry Two (Bordighera Press, 2011)
Prizes won: 

Bordighera Poetry Prize, 2010

Lauria/Frasca Prize, 2018

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Italian American
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Jersey City
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Last update: Jun 18, 2023