Robert Piazza

Poet

Litchfield, CT

Author's Bio

Rob Piazza earned his MFA in Creative Writing at Fairfield University.  He teaches literature and composition at colleges and universities in New England.  His poems have appeared in Mystic Blue Review, Halcyon Days, Society of Classical Poets, Haiku Journal, Poetry Quarterly, Founder's Favourites, The Lyric, October Hill Magazine, Neologism Poetry Journal, Heart of Flesh Literary Journal, and Young Ravens Literary Review.  He serves as Poet Laureate of Litchfield, Connecticut.  

 

Publications & Prizes

Prizes won: 

Poet Laureate of Litchfield, Connecticut, 2021;

Honorable Mention for "Boston, 1989" in Robert Haiduke Poetry Prize, Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College, 2004;

Poet Laureate, Chatsworth Elementary School, Larchmont, NY, 1980.

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Robert Lowell, Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, WD Snodgrass, John Berryman, Theodore Roethke, Elizabeth Bishop
What I'm reading now: 
The Whole Motion: Collected Poems by James Dickey

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Italian American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Heidelberg
Germany
Raised in: 
Pottstown, PA
Pennsylvania
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Last update: Feb 21, 2022