Saturday, March 19

W.S. Di Piero

"W.S. Di Piero was born in 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and earned degrees from St. Joseph’s College and San Francisco State College. ... Di Piero’s poetry is known for its gritty realism. Populated with characters and settings reminiscent of the South Philadelphia neighborhood of his boyhood and the Italian-American working-class families he grew up with, Di Piero’s poetry frequently makes use of colloquial language and diction—what poet Philip Levine described as 'our American voices in all their glory and banality.' ..."
Poetry Foundation
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A McSweeney’s Books Q&A With W.S. Di Piero, Author of the New Poetry Collection, TOMBO.
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