Author Archives: John Domini

About John Domini

John Domini has won awards in all genres, with fiction in Paris Review and non-fiction in The New York Times. The Times praised his work as "dreamlike... grabs hold of both reader and character," and J.C. Hallman, in The Millions, called his latest book, MOVIEOLA!, “a new shriek for a new century.” Grants include an NEA Fellowship, and this piece has been adapted from a memoir in progress, Cooking the Octopus.

The Portrait-Sitter: Poverty, Intimacy, Paint, & Naples

In an excerpt from his memoir-in-progress, Cooking the Octopus, writer John Domini tells of a sweltering Naples afternoon spent as a painter’s subject. Continue reading

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