Saturday, 27 March 2010

Tiziano Fratus's CREATURING: Selected poems


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CREATURING by Tiziano Fratus

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Cha contributor Tiziano Fratus's new poetry collection Creaturing: Selected Poems is now out. It is published by Marick Press, Grosse Pointe Farm / Detroit (2010). Translations by Francesco Levato (The Poetry Center of Chicago).
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Tiziano will be doing a book tour:
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4 april 2010 - Bowery Poetry Club, New York
5 april 2010 - Columbia University, New York
7 april 2010 - Macalester College, St. Paul
7 april 2010 - Open Book - Milkweed, Minneapolis
8 april 2010 - Bookshop Micawbers, St. Paul
9 april 2010 - University of Illinois, Chicago
12 april 2010 - Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Chicago
15 april 2010 - Poets Follies Reading Series, Ewald Library, Grosse Pointe Park / Detroit
19 april 2010 - San Diego State University, San Diego
21 april 2010 - The Felix Kulpa Gallery, Santa Cruz
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Blurbs:
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«Tiziano Fratus is a passionate poet with a clear,distinct voice and a keen awareness that history opens thedoor of our future. We have much to learn from these engagedand engaging poems, much for which to be genuinelygrateful» (Sam Hamill - Poets Against War)
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«Fratus' poetry explores what it means to be a youngItalian poet today in the shadow of historical, cultural,and traditional forces» (Francesco Levato - The PoetryCenter of Chicago)
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«In his writing, Fratus is guided by an uncommon urgencyand unconditional faith in poetry; his writing doesn't holdback on its energy» (Antonello Borra - University ofVermont)

More about Creaturing: Selected Poems can be found here.
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Tiziano Fratus's poetry was published in issue #5 of Cha.
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