Jon Paul Fiorentino’s Selected Losses is an irreverent and energetic exercise in the poetic language of loserdom. Filled with sharp, witty turns of phrase and satirical invocations of canonical losers such as Jerry Lewis and Earle Nelson, thischapbook is an important new addition to the world of outsider culture.
Jon Paul Fiorentino is a Montreal based writer and editor. His current poetic project is a book of synaptic syntax entitled Hello Serotonin (Coach House Books, 2004). His current fiction project is a book of humour entitled Asthmatica (Insomniac Press, 2005). His current editorial projects are the anthologies Career Suicide! Contemporary Literary Humour (DC Books, 2003) and Post-Prairie – a collaborative effort with Robert Kroetsch, (Talonbooks, 2005). He is the Managing Editor of Matrix Magazine.