About the Author

Carmine Giordano was born in Brooklyn, New York, and has a Master’s Degree in English Literature from New York University and was a recipient of a Fulbright Award for Study in Italy. He is a retired teacher and assistant principal from the New York City Board of Education and New York City Technical College. He is also a nationally certified psychoanalyst and a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis (NAAP).

He is an assistant editor of the online poetry magazine Abalone Moon and the author of five poetry collections: The Courage of Flowers, The Hero’s Journey, Still Sing, The Habit of Spring and Collected Poems 2020. His poetry has appeared in The South Hampton Journal, The River Poets Journal, Abalone Moon, Poets of the Palm Beaches Anthology, Perspectives, and Belletrist.

Mr. Giordano has spent most of his life teaching writing and literature in New York, Georgia and Florida where he is an adjunct lecturer at Palm Beach State College and lives in happy retirement with his wife Ronnie.