Welcome to the official website of poet/writer Brian Fanelli.
Please take a little time to browse the site, read samples of his work, and learn about Brian, who is also a teacher and former journalist.
Brian's latest book of poems, All That Remains, was published by Unbound Content. You can buy the book by clicking here. His chapbook of poems, Front Man, was published in 2010 by Big Table Publishing. You can purchase the book by clicking here.
Brian's poetry has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has appeared in a variety of national publications, including The Los Angeles Times, The Oklahoma Review, Boston Literary Magazine, Popshot, Spillway, The Portland Review, Harpur Palate, Red Rock Review, Pennsylvania Literary Journal, Word Riot, Third Wednesday, San Pedro River Review, Chiron Review, and several others. His work has also appeared in the anthology Ripasso, which features the work of former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky. In addition, he worked as a writer for the Philadelphia-based music magazine Wonka Vision and also freelanced for Alternet, a website that covers a variety of progressive social and political issues. In 2011, he was voted "Best Local Author" in the Electric City/Diamond City's year-end "Best Of" poll. Brian also writes poetry book reviews for PANK, and to read his reviews, click here.
Brian has a degree in comparative literature from West Chester University and an M.F.A. from the Graduate Creative Writing Program of Wilkes University. For the last several years, he has worked as an educator at local colleges, teaching creative writing, composition, technical writing, and literature. Currently, he is a full-time English instructor at Lackawanna College. Brian's teaching experience also includes community writing workshops for adult learners. If interested in taking a writing workshop or booking a reading, contact Brian via e-mail: mailto:email@example.com.