About Andrew Frisardi

Andrew Frisardi received his M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Syracuse University in 1996. Frisardi was the recipient of the 2004 Raiziss/de Palchi Prize for The Selected Poems of Guiseppe Ungaretti. His translations from Ungaretti have appeared in such magazines and journals as The New Yorker, The New Republic, Hudson Review, Partisan Review, and Yale Italian Poetry. Farrar, Straus & Giroux and Carcanet Press (U.K.) published the completed volume of translations, which Frisardi also introduced and annotated. He has also edited, translated, and introduced a volume of poetry and prose from the Milanese dialect poet Franco Loi, entitled Air and Memory (Counterpath Press, 2007). His own poems have been published in the Atlantic Monthly, Hudson Review, Kenyon Review, New Criterion, and other journals. He has been living in Orvieto, Italy, since 1999.


Andrew Frisardi Has written the following articles:


The Unadorned Life: Andrew Frisardi on John Haines

The eye becomes concentric through contact with nature. – Paul Cézanne John Haines is well known as a writer who has communicated not only his rare experience of homesteading in Alaska, but also a view of modern society as seen from the perspective he gained there. Ever since I discovered Haines’s poetry in an anthology […]

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David Mason and the Human Place

Reviewed: The Buried Houses by David Mason. Story Line Press, 1991 The Country I Remember by David Mason. Story Line Press, 1996 The Poetry of Life and the Life of Poetry by David Mason. Story Line Press, 2000 Arrivals by David Mason. Story Line Press, 2004 Ludlow by David Mason. Red Hen Press, 2007 Since […]

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The Blue Butterfly: Andrew Frisardi on Richard Burns

Reviewed: The Blue Butterfly by Richard Burns. Salt Publishing, 2006. That Richard Burns is not as well known as his poetry merits, even in his native England, is a situation for which I can think of a couple of reasons. First, his book publications, which go back to the late 1960s, have mostly been with […]

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