Poetry. Fiction. Translated from the Italian by Anthony Molino. This collection combines two books: Kisses from Another Dream, a series of uninhibited and sometimes shocking poetic commentaries; and Dreams & Other Infidelities, a collection of dreamlike, surrealistic stories.
Antonio Porta, pseudonym of Leo Paolazzi, was born in Vicenza in 1935, but lived in Milan most of his life. In addition to his noteworthy career as a member of the Italian Neo-Avant-garde, specifically a founding member of Gruppo 63 and the Novissimi, he wrote literary criticism for various newspapers and magazines, and taught literature at the Università di Bologna, the Università di Pavia and the Università di Roma, La Sapienza, as well as Yale University. He died of a heart attack in Milan in 1989. Author City: MILAN ITA