Alfonso Colasuonno has had 65 works of short fiction and poetry published in 35 literary magazines. He was the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Beautiful Losers Magazine (belomag.com), a literary magazine dedicated to poetry, short fiction, and nonfiction. Alfonso instructs aspiring and emerging writers on how to advance their literary careers through his influential blog The Literary Game (theliterarygame.wordpress.com).
Alfonso’s writing has been extolled by New York Times bestselling author James Frey. He has developed and written a feature-length film, Relevant, currently in pre-production at Supersonic Productions, LLC. He is a partner on Old Forgotten Art Found (ofafthehunt.co), a startup devoted to finding and returning art stolen by the Nazis to the rightful owners and is set to write the accompanying books of the OFAF team’s epic journey. Alfonso has been a featured storyteller at Thomas Pryor’s acclaimed “Stoops to Nuts” at New York’s Cornelia Street Café.
Alfonso earned his Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing at Beloit College. At Beloit, Alfonso studied under the tutelage of many acclaimed writers, including PEN/Barbara Goldsmith Freedom to Write Award winner Bei Dao and two-time winner of the American Fiction Award Clint McCown.