Matthew M. Cariello
Born: December 09 1958 in Jersey City New Jersey, USA
Resides: Bexley, Ohio, USA
E-mail: cariello (dot) 1 (at) osu (dot) edu
Matt Cariello’s two books of poems, A Boat That Can Carry Two (2011) and Talk (2019) were both published by Bordighera Press. He’s had stories, poems and reviews published in Voices in Italian Americana, Poet Lore, Ovunque Siamo, Evening Street Review, Modern Haiku, Frogpond, The Heron’s Nest, The Long Story, Indiana Review, The Ekphrastic Review, Modern Poetry Quarterly Review, Typehouse, and The Journal. Originally from New Jersey, he’s currently a senior lecturer in the English department at OSU in Columbus.
Awards and Other Honors:
The Bordighera Poetry Prize (2010); The Lauria/Frasca Poetry Prize, 2019.
A Boat That Can Carry Two / Una barca per due, Bordighera Press 2011; Talk, Bordighera Press, 2020.
"her third birthday" - The Heron’s Nest XI:2 (2009); "gibbous moon" - Frogpond 31:2 (2008); "crowded subway" - Simply Haiku 6:4 (2008); "lunar eclipse" - Acorn 21 (2008); "raking leaves" - Wisteria 13 (2009); "fiftieth birthday" - Modern Haiku 40:2 (2009).