• Fellowship Winner, National Endowment of the Arts in Translation for What Sex is Death? Dario Bellezza – Selected Poems, FY 2019.
  • Fellowship Winner, Richmond the American International University of London, Summer Visiting Faculty Fellowship Programme, “Dario Bellezza, What Sex is Death.” Rome, Italy June 3- 15, 2018
  • Winner, Career Enhancement Grant. University of Rhode Island Council on Research, on Dario Bellezza’s Poetry, Rome, Italy 2017-2018.
  • Associate Fellow, Nida Translation Institute, Misano, Adriatico, Italy, May-June, 2017.
  • Finalist, Rhode Island State Poet, Providence, Rhode Island, August, 2016.
  • Winner, Paterson Poetry Prize for Literary Excellence, Passaic Community College, NJ, 2013.
  • Visiting Scholar/Artist, American Academy in Rome, Rome Italy, July 2013.
  • University of Rhode Island Center for the Humanities, Research Grant, June 2013.
  • La Macina di San Cresci, Artists and Writers Residency, Florence, Italy, April – June 2013.
  • Graduate Mentor Award. University of Rhode Island, Dean of Arts and Sciences, 2012.
  • Career Enhancement Grant. URI Council on Research, Italian American Literature, 2010.
  • Thom Gunn Editing Award. Publishing Triangle, Editing Boy with Flowers, 2009.

About Peter

Poet-translator-editor Peter Covino is a well-published scholar, author of the poetry collections, The Right Place to Jump and Cut Off the Ears of Winter and an associate professor in the English and Creative Writing PhD Program at the University of Rhode Island.