About Author: Joseph S. Salemi

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Joseph S. Salemi has published poems, translations, and scholarly articles in over one hundred journals throughout the United States, Canada, and Great Britain. His four collections of poetry are Formal Complaints and Nonsense Couplets, issued by Somers Rocks Press, Masquerade from Pivot Press, and The Lilacs on Good Friday from The New Formalist Press.

He has translated poems from a wide range of Greek and Roman authors, including Catullus, Martial, Juvenal, Horace, Propertius, Ausonius, Theognis, and Philodemus. In addition, he has published extensive translations, with scholarly commentary and annotations, from Renaissance texts such as the Faunus poems of Pietro Bembo, The Facetiae of Poggio Bracciolini, and the Latin verse of Castiglione. He is a recipient of a Herbert Musurillo Scholarship, a Lane Cooper Fellowship, an N.E.H. Fellowship, and the 1993 Classical and Modern Literature Award. He is also a four-time finalist for the Howard Nemerov Prize.

Posts by Joseph S. Salemi

by Joseph S. Salemi

The Hard Edges of a Poem

by Joseph S. Salemi

by Joseph S. Salemi

The Nazi/Progressive Agenda

by Joseph S. Salemi

by Joseph S. Salemi

English Is Not Esperanto

by Joseph S. Salemi

by Joseph S. Salemi

The Snares of Simplicity

by Joseph S. Salemi

by Joseph S. Salemi

Let’s Tell the Truth

by Joseph S. Salemi

by Joseph S. Salemi

Babeuf at the Scaffold

by Joseph S. Salemi

by Joseph S. Salemi

An Age of Piracy

by Joseph S. Salemi

By Joseph S. Salemi

Ding, Dong, The Witch Is Dead!

By Joseph S. Salemi

by Joseph S. Salemi

The Corporate Christmas Carol

by Joseph S. Salemi

by Joseph S. Salemi

Laughter, Learning, and the Classroom

by Joseph S. Salemi

by Joseph S. Salemi

My Fourteen Points

by Joseph S. Salemi

by Joseph S. Salemi

The Chattering Chatrooms

by Joseph S. Salemi

by Joseph S. Salemi

The Stench of Alterity, or “Let’s Have a Conversation…”

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What Did I Tell Ya?

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Perry Mason and Il Cortegiano

by Joseph S. Salemi

by Joseph S. Salemi

Politics Again, Alas…

by Joseph S. Salemi

by Joseph S. Salemi

The Coming of the Pod People

by Joseph S. Salemi

by Joseph S. Salemi

The Collaborative Impulse

by Joseph S. Salemi

by Joseph S. Salemi

Freak-Scene Poetry

by Joseph S. Salemi

by Joseph S. Salemi

Method in Madness

by Joseph S. Salemi

by Joseph S. Salemi

Alger Hiss: Why His Treason Still Matters

by Joseph S. Salemi