Friday, December 18, 2009
Domenico Capilongo's writing has appeared in publications abroad and in Canadian literary journals such as The New Quarterly, Filling Station, Descant, and Acta Victoriana. In 2005 his work was nominated for the Journey Prize. He received an honourable mention in the Toronto Star Poetry contest in 2004. Capilongo lived in Vancouver and Swift Current before finally settling in Toronto. His first book of poetry was I thought Elvis was Italian came out with Wolsak and Wynn in 2008. He teaches high school, alternative education, and creative writing. His story in Dream Catcher 23, "I got your nose" is his first published work of short fiction.