Author: Peter Valente

Peter Valente is the author of A Boy Asleep Under the Sun: Versions of Sandro Penna (Punctum Books, 2014), which was nominated for a Lambda award, THE ARTAUD VARIATIONS (Spuyten Duyvil, 2014) and the chapbook, Forge of Words a Forest (Jensen Daniels, 1998). He is the co- translator of the chapbook, Selected Late Letters of Antonin Artaud, 1945-1947 (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs, 2014) and has translated the work of Luis Cernuda, Nanni Balestrini, Pier Paolo Pasolini, as well as numerous ancient Greek and Latin authors. Forthcoming in 2015 is Street Level (Spuyten Duyvil), a series of photos that document his encounters with gang members, former drug addicts and the homeless in New York and New Jersey. His poems and photographs have appeared or are forthcoming in journals such as Mirage #4/Periodical, First Intensity, Aufgabe, Talisman and Oyster Boy Review. In the late 1990s, he co-edited the poetry magazines Vapor/Strains and Lady Blizzard's Batmobile and wrote articles on jazz for the Edgewater Reporter. From 2010-2013 he turned to filmmaking and has completed 60 shorts, 24 of which were screened at Anthology Film Archives.

Let the Games Begin: Five Roman Writers
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Let the Games Begin: Five Roman Writers

Talisman House, Publishers

Poetry. Interpretive Translation. Classics. Satire. "In LET THE GAMES BEGIN, Peter Valente has borrowed, sampled, excised, and rearranged the canon of Greek and Latin letters to consolidate the extremes which that literature is famous for. Life was ...

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