Joseph Fasano by Luis Gaspar J O S E P H   F A S A N O  is the author of four books of poetry–The Crossing (2018), Vincent (2015), Inheritance (2014), and Fugue for Other Hands (2013)–and the novel The Dark Heart of Every Wild Thing (Platypus Press, 2020).

His honors include the RATTLE Poetry Prize, the Cider Press Review Book Award, 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 writing has appeared in The Yale Review, The Times Literary Supplement, The Southern Review, American Poets, The Missouri Review, Boston Review, Verse Daily, and the anthologies Poem-a-Day: 365 Poems for Every Occasion and Across the Waves: Contemporary Poetry from Ireland and the United States (Salmon Poetry, 2020), among other publications.




The Lake of Isle of Innisfree. A Reading.

Paul Celan in Paris, 1971