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Full Name: Daniela Gioseffi MFA
Biography:
Daniela Gioseffi is an American Book Award winning author of 16 widely published books of poetry and prose. She rose from a Newark ghetto to be published and present her work from Coast to Coast in the U.S., and in London, Madrid, Tokyo, Barcelona, Venice, Zagreb. She's taught as a resident author in public schools and on college and university campuses around the country. Her verse was etched in marble on wall of the 7th Ave. Concourse of PENN Station, NY with that of Walt Whitman & W.C. Williams. Among her books of poetry are Eggs in the Lake (Boa Editions, Ltd.) Word Wounds and Water Flowers, and Going On Poems 2000 (Via Folios @ Purdue U. and Blood Autumn (Bordighera Press NY @ Calandra Inst. CUNY,) She's won NY State Council for the Arts grant awards in poetry & prose & published hundreds of poems in anthologies & literary magazines such as The Paris Review, The Nation, Chelsea, Choice, Ms., Poetry East, Prairie Schooner, Antaeus and Kaleidoscope: Stories of the American Experience (Oxford U. Press). She edits www.Eco-Poetry.org and www.PoetsUSA.com nominated for Best of the Web. Daniela is a literary reviewer for several journals and a member of The National Book Critics Circle, PEN American Center, The Academy of American Poets, Poetry Society of America, and can be found online at Poets & Writers, Inc. and The Poetry Foundation. She gives talks, readings, workshops at many campuses, libraries & book fairs. She specializes in accessible, imaginative poetry with humane concerns. (No profanity.) She's lived in Brooklyn Heights, NY. She's read for NPR , the BBC and published two award winning multicultural compendiums: WOMEN ON WAR: International Writings…(Touchstone/Simon & Schuster: NY 1990, reissued by The Feminist Press, 2003, and ON PREJUDICE: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE (Anchor/Doubleday, 1993.) She's taught Creative Writing at colleges and universities, as well as in senior centers, hospitals, and public schools. Children throughout NY/NJ have been inspired by her passionate and humorous readings. She staged the first Brooklyn Bridge Poetry Walk, 1972, now repeated every year by Poets House, NY, where she’s given readings and seminars. Her first publication was a comic feminist novel from Doubleday/Dell/New English Library London/NY: The Great American Belly, 1979. Her collection of stories titled In Bed with the Exotic Enemy won a PEN Short Fiction Award, 1995. She works in all genres, and is an excellent speaker who also taught Public Speaking and Voice & Diction, having also had plays produced Off-off Broadway. She’s staged many multi-media poetry events and been a performance poet. Info: www.pen.org/daniela-gioseffi ; www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/daniela-gioseffi ; www.gioseffi.com ; www.Eco-Poetry.org www.PoetsUSA.com 1969 to present: Published poetry and prose in innumerable literary magazines and anthologies from the Paris Review, Prairie Schooner, Poetry East, Poetry Foundation, Poetry Society of America Magazine, to Oxford U. Press, Viking, Harper Collins, etc USA. 1978: Eggs in the Lake: Poems, BOA Editions, Ltd. 1979, USA 1979: The Great American Belly: Satiric Novel Doubleday/Dell/ NY, USA. New English Library London, UK. Also Zagreb, Yugoslavia in translation, 1979. 1988: Women on War: International Writings ( NY Touchstone Simon & Schuster, USA, and Feminist Press, reissued NY 2003) American Book Award, 1990. Women's Studies Classic in print for 25 years. USA 1993: On Prejudice: A Global Perspective, (NY: Anchor/Doubleday, 1993) World Peace Award, presented at U.N. USA 1995: Word Wounds and Water Flowers Purdue U. W. Lafayette, IN; Via Folios, USA. 1995: In Bed with the Exotic Enemy: (Stories Against Prejudice) Avisson Press: NC, (available online as are all Daniela's Books at Amazon, Barnes & Nobel, and most online stores.) USA 1997: Wildlife of the NJ Skylands: A Brief Guide to Flora and Fuana. LadyBug Publications; Andover, NJ. USA. 2000:Going On; Poems: VIA Folios, Purdue U. West Lafayette; IN. USA. 2002: Symbiosis (NY: Rattapallax Press, e-book, 2002. USA 2007: Blood Autumn: New & Selected Poems, 2008 John Ciardi Lifetime Achievement Award in Poetry, VIA Folios@ Calandra Ins't. CUNY Grad Center, NY. USA 2010- present: www.Eco-Poetry.org ongoing e-anthology since poetry & essays. re climate concerns. USA and Internationally. 2013: The Story of Emily Dickinson's Master: Wild Nights! Wild Nights! an e-book available at Amazon, etc. published by WWW.PoetsUSA.com. Acclaimed by Galway Kinnell and The Emily Dickinson Int'l Society Bulletin. Daniela is with Dickinson's Scholars’ Registery. US
Circuit Writer Information:
Category: N.Y.S.
Travel Range: Around the Metropolitan Area, or around possible MA, VT, NJ, PA.
Transportation: Train / Bus. Possibly rental car if paid for. Can drive.
Dates Available: Any time that can be scheduled.
Fees: Negotiable, but minimum in Met Area $100 - $150 plus travel.
Contact Information: NY
Email: danielag333@gmail.com
Website (click here)
Author's Timeline:
1995 (Unknown) County
Word Wounds and Water Flowers
(Pub: Purdue U. W. Lafayette, IN; Via Folios, USA. ISBN: )
Collection of poetry. 
1979 (Unknown) County
Eggs In The Lake
(Pub: BOA Editions, Ltd. ISBN: )
Poetry. 
2000 (Unknown) County
Going On Poems 2000
(Pub: VIA Folios:Bordighera Press, Boca Raton, Florida 33431. Order from Small Press Distribution, 1341 Seventh Street, Berkeley, California 94710-1403; Telephone: 800-869-7553 http://www.spd@igc.apc.org. ISBN: )
Collection of poetry. 
1979 (Unknown) County
The Great American Belly Dance
(Pub: Doubleday / Dell / NY, USA. New English Library London, UK. Also Zagreb, Yugoslavia in translation, 1979. ISBN: )
Satiric novel. 
1995 (Unknown) County
In Bed with the Exotic Enemy (Stories Against Prejudice)
(Pub: Avisson Press, Greensboro, North Carolina. Available online as are all Daniela's Books at Amazon, Barnes & Nobel, and most online stores. USA. ISBN: )
Collection of stories and novella. 
1988 (Unknown) County
Women on War: International Writings
(Pub: NY Touchstone Simon & Schuster, USA, and Feminist Press, reissued NY 2003. American Book Award, 1990. Women's Studies Classic in print for 25 years. USA. ISBN: )
Collection by various writers edited by Daniela Gioseffi. 
1993 (Unknown) County
On Prejudice: A Global Perspective
(Pub: NY: Anchor / Doubleday ISBN: )
Collection of stories and novella. World Peace Award, presented at U.N. USA. 
1969 (Unknown) County
1969 to present: Published poetry and prose in innumerable literary magazines and anthologies from the Paris Review, Prairie Schooner, Poetry East, Poetry Foundation, Poetry Society of America Magazine, to Oxford U. Press, Viking, Harper Collins, etc USA.  
1997 (Unknown) County
Wildlife of the NJ Skylands: A Brief Guide to Flora and Fauna
(Pub: LayBug Publications; Andover, NJ. USA. ISBN: )
 
2000 (Unknown) County
Going On; Poems
(Pub: VIA Folios, PurdueU. West Lafayette; IN. USA ISBN: )
 
2002 (Unknown) County
Symbiosis
(Pub: NY: Rattapallax Press, e-book, 2002. USA ISBN: )
 
2007 (Unknown) County
Blood Autumn: New & Selected Poems
(Pub: 2008 John Ciardi Lifetime Achievement Award in Poetry, VIA Folios @ Calandra Ins't. CUNY Grad Center, NY. USA ISBN: )
 
2010 (Unknown) County
2010 - present: www.Eco-Poetry.org ongoing e-anthology since poetry & essays.re climate concerns. USA and Internationally. 
2013 (Unknown) County
The Story of Emily Dickinson's Master: Wild Nights! Wild Nights!
(Pub: WWW.PoetsUSA.com ISBN: )
An e-book available at Amazon, etc. Acclaimed by Galway Kinnell and The Emily Dickinson Int'l Society Bulletin. Daniela is with Dickinson's Scholars' Registry. USA. 

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