DOUGLAS PICCINNINI has been awarded residencies by Art Farm Nebraska, The Elizabeth Bishop Society of Nova Scotia, The Vermont Studio Center and Sundress Academy for the Arts in Knoxville, TN. 

In 2014, Piccinnini was selected by Dorothea Lasky as a winner of the Summer Literary Seminars for Poetry. Shadowplay was selected by Ben Lerner as a finalist for the 2014 Seattle Review Chapbook Contest.

He is the author of Story Book: a novella (The Cultural Society, 2015) and a collection of poems, Blood Oboe (Omnidawn, 2015). His writing has appeared or will soon appear in The Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day, Aufgabe, Denver Quarterly, Diner Journal, Fence, Jacket, Lana Turner,, The Poetry Project Newsletter, Nat. Brut, Prelude, Seattle Review, Tupelo Quarterly, The Volta’s Evening Will Come, Verse, West Wind Review and elsewhere. His poetry has been anthologized in The Sonnets: Translating and Rewriting Shakespeare (Nightboat Books, 2012).



Blood Oboe (Omnidawn, 2015)

Story Book: a novella (The Cultural Society, 2015)


∆ (TPR Press, 2013)

Flag (Well Greased Press, 2013)

Soft (The Cultural Society, 2010)

Crystal Hard-on (Minutes Books, 2010)