Carmine Starnino | The New World | Gazelle Books

While Carmine Starnino’s debut covers much ground — translations of Italian poets he has admired, monologues by characters in the New Testament, meditations on Caravaggio’s religious paintings — it is his examination of his immigrant family that demands the most admiration. “The New World” offers the reader an unforgettable glimpse of one poet’s cultural inheritance. Continue reading