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
Matthew M. Cariello is originally from the New York City area. He currently lives in Columbus and teaches in the English Department at the Ohio State University. His poems and haiku have been published in or are forthcoming in Poet Lore, Artful Dodge, The Journal of New Jersey Poets, The Evening Street Review, Frogpond, The Heron's Nest, White Lotus, Acorn, Riverbed, Bottle Rockets, Simply Haiku, Daily Haiku, and Modern Haiku. I have also published stories and reviews in The Long Story, The Indiana Review, Iron Horse Literary Review, The Cortland Review, and The Journal.
Awards and Other Honors: The Bordighera Poetry Prize (2010).
Books Published: A bilingual edition of Cariello's book, A Boat That Can Carry Two / Una barca per will be out in November 2011.
Credits: "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).