Rufo Quintavalle

Rufo Quintavalle

Rufo Quintavalle was born in London in 1978, studied at Oxford and the University of Iowa and lives in Paris. He is the author of numerous books of poetry including hhereenow, Weather Derivatives, Dog, cock, ape and viper and Anyone for anymore. He used to run the reading series, Poets Live, and for several years taught creative writing at NYU’s Paris campus.┬áHe is co-creator and lead actor in an innovative film and poetry project called Coldhearts: A Poetical—it’s a bit like a musical but with more poetry and fewer twirling umbrellas.


By Rufo Quintavalle

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