Born in Siena, Italy, Mr. Perre, author, acclaimed performing artist and polymath, emigrated to London, England and then later to New York City. The recipient of the Legacy Poetry Prize for his debut collection of poetry, "A Confederacy of Joy", he is also the recipient of the Aerodyne, Harriet Hale Wooley and New York Philharmonic grants.
He has recently been appointed an editor of the literary magazine, "Il Palio Review."
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A Confederacy of Joy
by Juan-Paolo Perre
Siena Press presents the inaugural release from its Legacy Poetry Series, the debut collection of poetry from author, Juan-Paolo Perre. A work of resounding depth and power. "One can clearly see Mr. Perre’s ancestral bloodline: from Pablo Neruda to Hart Crane, Walt Whitman to Larry Levis and Philip Levine. Each poem clamours with a sure and pervasive vision."
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