Pamela Rasso grew up in a large Italian American family on the Great South Bay on Long Island, NY, attending Bellport High School. She continued her education at Nottingham University, England and graduate school at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor where she majored in English and writing with a minor in art history writing a masters thesis on the English Renaissance poet Fulke Greville.
Pamela is a poet, essayist and experimental film-poet. She is the author of a chapbook collection of poetry entitled Novice. Her poems have been published in many literary magazines including The Hiram Poetry Review, Italian Americana, Oberon, The New York Quarterly, Intermuse, Modern Poetry Studies, Mobius: The Poetry Magazine, Gradiva and Rattle.
Pamela's collection of poems, The Flickering Locomotive, was a finalist for 4 book competitions including The Bordighera Prize For Poetry, a prize given to a poet of Italian descent..Her handmade poetry-art books Internal Affairs and Floating On Neptune have been shown in galleries. She has written a collection of literary nonfiction and essays on the poets Alfredo de Palchi, William Heyen and Laurie Sheck.
Pamela's experimental film and video poems include Transformations, Evocations, A Nuclear Litany, Danae, Spinning Barbie, Anticipating Under Grey Skies and Drawn From The Well.
Pamela resides in a loft in SoHo in New York City.
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