Carmine Starnino is a poet, essayist, critic and editor. He won the A. M. Klein Prize for Poetry and the 2006 Bressani Prize. He lives in Montreal.
A poem "with cautious, slightly energy-sapped enjambments" recreates a bar's atmosphere and patrons. more
Reflections on how a bar in Parc Extension, QC, influenced an eponymous poem about "unprogress, inertia, the failure to learn from mistakes." more