Franco Cortese

Contributing Author

Franco Cortese is an experimental poet living in Thorold, Ontario. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Canadian Literature, The Capilano Review, filling Station, ditch and others. He is the author of four chapbooks, including aeiou (No Press 2018), uoiea (aboveground press, 2019) and teksker (Simulacrum Press, 2019). He has leaflets, booklets, nanopamphlets and broadsheets published or forthcoming through The Blasted Tree, Penteract Press and Spacecraft Press. His work has been published both within Canada and internationally, most recently in the anthology Concrete and Constraint (Penteract Press 2018).


Works on The Blasted Tree:

  • GAG TAG: TACT ACT [leaflet] - coming soon!

  • SOVEREIGNTY [booklet]

Photo by Chris Sipos