New Jersey author ANTHONY BUCCINO published more than fifteen books including four essay collections, three military history books and seven full-length poetry collections. His latest book is NUTLEY NOTABLES - The men and women who made a memorable impact on our home town, Nutley, New Jersey.
Blog posts by Anthony Buccino won 2014 Society of Professional Journalists Excellence in Journalism Awards in Online - Enterprise/Series /Investigative Reporting and Media Affiliated Blog. Both posts were published on NJ.Com. His stories of the 1960s and his transit blog on NJ.com earned earlier SPJ Excellence In Journalism awards. His poem "At The Vet" was nominated for the Pushcart Prize He has been called ' "New Jersey's 'Garrison Keillor' " or something to that effect.'
His poetry collections: Sometimes I Swear In Italian; Canned; Yountakah Country; Retrieving Labrador Days; Sixteen Inches On Center; AMERICAN BOY: Pushing Sixty; Voices On The Bus; and One Morning In Jersey City.
His essay collections are Rambling Round, Sister Dressed Me Funny, A Father's Place, Martha Stewart Doesn't Live Here Anymore, and Greetings From Belleville, New Jersey.
He has written three books about local military history: Belleville Sons Honor Roll, Nutley Sons Honor Roll and Belleville and Nutley in the Civil War.
Buccino has been published in The Wall Street Journal, New Jersey Monthly, and many literary magazines.
His poem "Jersey Geese" earned an Honorable Mention in the 2011 Allen Ginsberg Poetry Awards. "Something Tells Me You Went To Catholic School" earned Honorable Mention in the 2010 Ginsberg Poetry Awards. "Hands In Socks" was Editor's Choice in the 2008 Ginsberg Poetry Awards. "Ten Minutes" earned Honorable Mention in the 2009 Allen Ginsberg Awards.
His personal essays earned him the nickname ''New Jersey's 'Garrison Keillor' or something to that effect."
He is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, New Jersey Chapter. The author majored in English and minored in journalism at Montclair State College.
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