Born and raised in New York, Franco Cardiello is a confessional poet. He's been published in multiple literary journals and anthologies. Numerous books are forthcoming from this prolific author, including poetry, novels, and non-fiction. This multiartist also draws with charcoal, records music, and directs short films.
Franco is also a licensed counselor. After living in the juvenile justice system, he earned his master's in clinical social work from Fordham University. He provides therapy and teaches cathartic writing. His art primarily discusses psychology, family, love, trauma, and healing. He hopes readers will find solace in his words.