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Chris Campanioni

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Chris Campanioni was born in Manhattan in 1985. The son of exiles from Cuba and Poland, he is a writer, multimedia artist, instructor, and the editor and publisher of PANK and PANK Books. Chris's debut novel, Going Down, was selected as Best First Book at the International Latino Book Awards in 2014. His poem "Transport (after 'When Ecstasy is Inconvenient')" was a finalist for the Zócalo Public Square Poetry Prize in 2015, awarded annually to the U.S. poet whose poem best evokes a connection to place. He was awarded an Academy of American Poets College Prize in 2013 for selected poetry and his poem "This body’s long (& I’m still loading)" was adapted as an official selection of the Canadian International Film Festival in 2017.

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Average rating: 4.62 · 53 ratings · 17 reviews · 14 distinct worksSimilar authors
Going Down

4.81 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Death of Art

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Drift

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The Internet Is for Real

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In Conversation

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2014
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Once in a Lifetime

4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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A and B and Also Nothing

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Tourist Trap

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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“To own beauty is the first lie of it.”
Chris Campanioni, In Conversation

“I couldn’t decide whether it was better to be the art, or the artist.”
Chris Campanioni, Going Down

“The mist after rain, uninterrupted rainfall on rooftops, pitter-patter intellect. The thoughts I leave behind like footsteps.”
Chris Campanioni, In Conversation

“Always being myself and my salve, which is life. I’m not lonely, if that’s what it seems like. Always writing things down.”
Chris Campanioni

“I couldn’t decide whether it was better to be the art, or the artist.”
Chris Campanioni, Going Down

“I wrote a trilogy out of order and then rearranged it, because the whole of life is like that--a cut-up--and when you cut into the present, the future leaks out.”
Chris Campanioni

“What good is a writer if he can’t destroy literature? And us ... what good are we if we don’t help as much as we can in that destruction?”
Julio Cortázar, Hopscotch

“The whole world had become a stage, in which the props were continually shifting, four extras reprising the roles of twenty-four characters and people I’d never seen before playing my most beloved ones.”
Chris Campanioni, Going Down




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