© 2013 Pasquale Verdicchio
Pasquale Verdicchio is a founding member of the Italian Canadian Writers Association. His books of poems include This Nothing's Place (Winner of the 2010 Bersani Prize) and Approaches to Absence, both published by Guernica Editions. Way back he studied with P.K. Page and Robyn Skelton at UVic. As a translator he has published works by P. P. Pasolini, Alda Merini, and Andrea Zanzotto among others. He teaches literature, film, and writing at the University of California, San Diego, traveling north to British Columbia every summer to dip his toes (and only his toes) in the waters of Savary Island.
"Ludwig's Raisins" is from This Nothing's Place (Guernica, 2008)