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Antonio Sacco

Antonio Sacco, 2020
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Antonio Sacco (born July 18, 1984, Vallo della Lucania, Salerno, Italy), Italian literary scholar specializing in Japanese-form poetry. His free-meter and haiku-style poetry has appeared widely in Italian journals as well as in English-language haiku publications, including Tinywords, Otata, The Mainichi Haiku in English, Haikuniverse, and Failed Haiku. In ogni uomo un haiku: Poesie (In Every Man a Haiku: Poetry), his collection of haiku, haibun, and essays was published in 2015, and a second book, Eppure ancora i nespoli—Dissertazioni sullo haiku (Yet Still the Medlars—Dissertations on Haiku), followed in 2020. Since 2019 he has provided critical essays about haikai for the online journal Poesia del Nostro Tempo. Sacco was named to “The European Top 100 most creative haiku authors” for 2018, 2019, and 2020; he still resides in Vallo della Lucania, Italy.

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Updated on October 28, 2023