Guido Cupani

Guido Cupani, Italian poet and astrophysicist, lives and works near Trieste. Poetry collections: Meno Universo (Dot.com Press, 2018), Le felicità (Samuele Editore, 2015), Qualcosa di semplice sulla neve (Edizioni Culturaglobale, Cormòns, 2013). E-book: James A. Potato, Ad ventum? (four Christmas stories) (Kindle Direct Publishing, 2014). Poems in Smerilliana, Zenit Poesia, Versante Ripido, Poetarum Silva, Atelier, Cinquesettecinque, Nazione Indiana, Circumference, Poem, and Perìgeion. Translations: Lettere – a te (Samuele Editore, 2012); Patrick Williamson, Traversi, Beneficato and Nel santuario (Samuele Editore, 2018, 2015, and 2013). Guido also collaborates on Perìgeion and Fare voci, and has notably won first prizes in Poesia Onesta 2016, Albiatum 2016, PAPS 2015, Giuseppe Malattia della Vallata 2015.


from Meno Universe: “22:40” by Guido Cupani – translated by Patrick Williamson

    MY BROTHER TEACHES ME HOW TO HOLD A GLASS because life is here, he says, where thoughts end and briscola algebra begins, you should write about it                                             and my brother reads Dostoevsky and has rosy cheeks as in that photo at the lake in eighty-five when I was […]