Luca Dipierro

Location Brooklyn, NY
Occupation freelance artist and filmmaker, translator, writer

About Me

I am a writer, visual artist and filmmaker living in Brooklyn, NY. My latest films are the documentaries I WILL SMASH YOU, 60 WRITERS/60 PLACES, and the full length cut-out animation DIECI TESTE. My art has been exhibited in galleries in the USA and in Italy. My short stories have been published in The New York Tyrant, Lamination Colony, Gigantic, Everyday Genius, No Colony, The Sages of Baltimore, Harp & Altar.
My novel in Italian La cadenza will be published by Madcap Collective at the beginning of 2011.

My website is
For some biscotti go to

My life is based on a true story.

Why do you write?

I write fiction. I write both in Italian and in English.
Sometime I write non-fiction.

Any favorite authors? Books?

I love the work of Jakov Lind, Harold Brodkey, Italo Calvino, Tommaso Landolfi, Robert Walser, Carlo Emilio Gadda, Georges Perec, Frank Stanford, Flannery O'Connor, Lydia Davis, Leni Zumas, Jacopone da Todi, Philip Roth, Giorgio Manganelli, Bertolt Brecht, Barry Hannah, Giacomo Leopardi, Edward Dahlberg, Michael Kimball, Derek Raymond, Luciano di Samostata, Francis Ponge, Francois Rabelais.

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Foster Trecost – Mar 05, 2010

Ho letto Conversazioni in Sicilia due o tre anni fa, e dopo ho comprato tutto i suoi libri.

Foster Trecost – Mar 05, 2010

Ciao Luca. Benvenuto.

Meg Pokrass – Mar 04, 2010

Hi, Luca. Welcome. I hope you enjoy this site!

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