Monday 26 May 2014

ASL 2014: Tina Biello

Tina Biello is an actor and a writer. She studied Theatre at UBC. Her poetry has appeared in chapbook anthologies edited by Patrick Lane, since 2008. Her chapbook, ‘Momenti’, was shortlisted for the Bressani Prize in Vancouver, and was part of a multi-disciplinary art exhibition of poetry and watercolour in Montreal and Vancouver. These poems have also been composed into a CD of music called ‘Dolci Momenti’. Leaf Press has published her first full length collection, Spring 2014, 'In the Bone Cracks of the Walls'. Her second book of poetry will be published in Fall 2015, by Guernica Press,‘ A Housecoat Remains’. She has written and toured a children’s play about Autism, ‘The Indigo Kids’, and when she’s not writing, she teaches performance mask work and Commedia dell'Arte at various institutions and schools.