Cortese, Franco

Franco Cortese is an experimental poet living in Thorold, Ontario. His poetry won the 2020 UNESCO Sustainability Poetry Prize, was longlisted for the 2019 CBC Poetry Prize and has appeared in Literary Review of Canada, The Malahat Review, Canadian Literature, The Capilano Review, filling Station, ditch, and others. His chapbooks include aeiou (No Press 2018), uoiea (above/ground press 2019), teksker (Simulacrum Press 2019), no mỡ, no mo, no mò (nOIR:Z), tú cu nǔ sù yù mù (Trainwreck Press 2020), of faulthers (Gap Riot Press 2020), gó go gó (The Blasted Tree 2020), Bark Ode (above/ground press 2020), Timē Soð(Anstruther Press 2020) with others forthcoming from Timglaset, Hesterglock Press, Serif of Nottingham and others. His full-length debut, Lip, was published by Penteract Press in 2021.


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