|Occupation Poet, translator|
|Name Fabio Barcellandi|
|Born March 22, 1968
Brescia, Italy (1968-03-22) |
Books Poethree New Italian Voices
"Tra vaso" di Fabio Barcellandi
Fabio Barcellandi (born March 22, 1968 in Brescia, Italy) is an Italian poet and translator.
Life and career
Since 2009 he has been working with Beppe Costa with whom he organizes, in Rome, the meetings "Poeti dallo Spazio" at the bookshop Pellicanolibri.
Conducts workshops of composition and poetical writing for the Cooperative Zeroventi with secondary school students of first and second degree, the most recents at the high school Caccioppoli of Scafati and at the teaching institute Margherita di Castelvì of Sassari.
He is a member of the groups POESIAinCIVILE, Poeti dal Sottosuolo and of the Revolutionary Poets Brigade founded by Jack Hirschman.
Guest in 2010 and 2012 at the International Festival Ottobre in Poesia, with interventions in schools, bookshops and readings organized within the festival.
With Luca Artioli and Andrea Garbin is the curator for the region Lombardy, of the "collana poetica itinerante" of Thauma Editions.
He participated to several readings and poetry venues in Italy. And Ireland: as a matter of fact, last May 2011 he has been published in the new Italian/English poetry anthology for Thauma Editions "POETHREE new italian voices" with Luca Artioli, and it:Andrea Garbin. This book, which is part of a project in collaboration with the Irish poet, Dave Lordan, author of the translations, has brought the three Italian poets on an Irish poetry tour:
– starting from last June 18, with the Dublin date, at "The Irish Centre for Poetry Studies Mater Dei Institute of Education (DCU)", they also performed in Trim, Greystones, Cork, Galway and Derry.
Since 2012 he has been part of the jury of the Premio Centro per la Nuova Poesia d'Autore, held in Chia (Soriano nel Cimino in the places of Pier Paolo Pasolini.
His short stories have appeared in Writers Magazine Italia and it:MacWorld.
Fabio Barcellandi has also translated texts by: Kevin Higgins (poet) (Ireland), Diane di Prima (USA), Carl Rakosi and Richard Tillinghast (USA) (one of the translated texts from Richard Tillinghast is published in the journal Le Voci della Luna No. 48), Portuguese poems by Mário Quintana (Brazil), Spanish poems by Violeta Camerati (Chile).