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Dôme Bulfaro

Dome Bulfaro was born in Bordighera in 1971 and he is living in Monza. Dome  is a poet, performer, artist and teacher. He has created and organized many poetry events and is artistic director of PoesiaPresente Festival (www.poesiapresente.it). In 2013 he created and co-founded the LIPS, Italian Poetry Slam League (http://www.lipslam.it/) of which he has been the President. He is regularly invited to international festival of poetry & performance.


He founded and directs: PoesiaPresente LAB (2020), School of writing, poetry therapy and performance poetry, founder and director. www.poesiapresente.it; Mille Gru Press (2008), www.millegru.org; Poetry Therapy Italia Magazine (2020), www.poetrytherapy.it


Published work includes Ossa. 16 reperti (Marcos y Marcos 2001), Carne. 16 contatti (D’IF 2007), Versi a Morsi (Mille Gru 2008), Ossa Carne / Bones Flash (2012, Dot.com Press, with CD & english translation by Cristina Viti), Milano Ictus (Mille Gru 2011) which was adapted as a cross-over poetry, theatre and music performance. Some of his work, translated by American poet Christopher Arigo, has been published in the US (Interim 2006), Scotland (Luath Press/Torino Poesia 2009), Brasil (2014) and England (2012/2016). He has won several poetry prizes and his poems have been published in numerous anthologies, blogs and Italian literary magazines. He has developed new teaching methods for the practice of contemporary poetry in its written and spoken form, and holds seminars and corse suited to different ages and levels. He has been one of the first in Italy to practice poetry therapy. The his latest books are Guida liquida al Poetry Slam (Agenzia X, 2016) and Marcia film (Scalino, 2016).


For Dome Bulfaro the poetry is “body voyaging from death to life, a return journey towards a carnality understood with full awareness.” (Cristina Viti).