Franco Cardiello is a confessional poet from New York. His work has been published in multiple journals and anthologies.
After living in the juvenile justice system, he earned his master's
in clinical social work from Fordham University. Franco is a licensed counselor who teaches cathartic writing to better understand yourself, process trauma, and focus on self-improvement. His writing discusses mental health, family, love, trauma, and healing. He hopes readers will find solace in his words.