S1E62 - Off the Record With Joseph Fasano: The Bitter Dance Of Loneliness

Joseph Fasano is an American poet, novelist, and songwriter.  His novels include The Swallows of Lunetto (Maudlin House, 2022) and The Dark Heart of Every Wild Thing (Platypus Press, 2020).  His books of poetry include The Crossing (2018), Vincent (2015), Inheritance (2014), and Fugue for Other Hands (2013).  His debut album of original songs, The Wind that Knows the Way, is available wherever music is streamed or sold.

Fasano's honors include the Rattle Poetry Prize, the Cider Press Review Book Award, eight Pushcart Prize nominations, and a nomination for the Poets' Prize, "awarded annually for the best book of verse published by a living American poet two years prior to the award year."  His work has been widely translated and anthologized, most recently in The Forward Book of Poetry 2022 (Faber and Faber, 2022).  He teaches at Columbia University and Manhattanville College.

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