Rocco de Giacomo is a widely published poet whose work has appeared in literary journals in Canada, Australia, England, Hong Kong and the US. His work has recently been accepted for publication in Arc Poetry and Event, and has most recently been published in Existere. Rocco’s poetry has also been featured on the CBC. He is the author of numerous chapbooks including, in 2008, Catching Dawn’s Breath. In 2009, his first full-length poetry collection, Ten Thousand Miles Between Us, was launched through Quattro Books. In 2010, Ten Thousand Miles was longlisted for the ReLit Poetry Award. In 2011, it was selected for Poetry NOW’s 3rd Annual Battle of the Bards. His latest collection, Every Night of Our Lives, was published with Guernica Editions in the fall of 2016. His third poetry collection, entitled Brace Yourselves, is coming out in the fall of 2017, through Quattro Books. From 2008 to 2014, Rocco volunteered on the committee for the Art Bar Poetry Series, Canada’s longest running weekly series. Rocco lives in Toronto with his wife, Lisa Keophila, a fabric artist, and his daughters, Ava and Matilda.
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This website has been created to not only advance Rocco’s work, but that of others as well. Roccodg.com is a multidisciplinary venue, promoting music, visual art and the written and spoken word from local and international artists alike.
Rocco de Giacomo lives with his wife Lisa in Toronto, where they both spend the fall and winter months planning their next escape.
Click here to view his Curriculum Vitae.