Saturday, September 05, 2009

Domenico Capilongo

Domenico Capilongo was born in Toronto in 1972 and grew up in Vancouver and Swift Current, Saskatchewan before returning to Toronto where he completed his education. He is a karate instructor as well as a former Ontario Karate Champion and National Black Belt Medalist. He has lived in Japan and traveled throughout Asia. He teaches high school creative writing and alternative education. His work has appeared in several journals and anthologies in Canada and abroad. In 2004, he won an honourable mention in The Toronto Star Poetry Contest. He lives in Toronto with his wife and two sons. I thought elvis was italian is his first collection of poetry.

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