About the Author
Salvatore Buttaci is a retired English teacher who has been writing since childhood. His first published work, an essay entitled “Presidential Timber,” appeared in the Sunday New York News when he was sixteen. Since then his poems, letters, short stories, and articles have been widely published in The New York Times, Newsday, U.S.A. Today, The Writer, Cats Magazine, and elsewhere in America and overseas.
He has lectured on Sicilian-American pride and conducted poetry workshops and readings.
Sharon & Sal Buttaci
In 2001, Pudding House Publications included his work in the Greatest Hits Series with his chapbook, Greatest Hits: 1970-2000.
Salvatore Amico M. Buttaci is the former editor of New Worlds Unlimited, and of Poetidings, the newsletter of the New Jersey Poetry Society, Inc.
His writings have appeared widely here and abroad. He is the author of six books, including Promising the Moon and A Family of Sicilians: Stories and Poems.
He was also the 2007 recipient of the $500.00 Cyber-wit Poetry Award. His book, A Family of Sicilians… is available at Buttaci Publishing.
He lives in West Virginia with his wife Sharon.