An 8-time Pushcart Prize nominee, Jéanpaul Ferro is a novelist, short fiction author, and poet from Providence, Rhode Island. An 8-time Pushcart Prize nominee, Jéanpaul’s work has appeared on NPR, Contemporary American Voices, Columbia Review, Emerson Review, Connecticut Review, Portland Monthly, and others. He is the author of Essendo Morti – Being Dead (Goldfish Press, 2009), nominated for the 2010 Griffin Prize in Poetry; and Jazz (Honest Publishing, 2011) nominated for both the 2012 Griffin Prize in Poetry and the 2012 Kingsley Tufts Prize in Poetry. He is represented by the Jennifer Lyons Literary Agency. He currently lives along the south coast of southern Rhode Island. Website: www.jeanpaulferro.com * E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Major influences include Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sylvia Plath, Walt Whitman, H.P. Lovecraft, Pablo Neruda, Mark Z. Danielewski, Michel Houellebecq, Gabriel García Márquez, and Federico García Lorca.