Joseph J Battiato Jr
201 E 69th St Apt 5Z
New York, NY 10021
Oct. 2007 – present: Philosophy/Composition/ESL Instructor at ASA College, New York .
March 2007 – May 2008: ESL teacher at Manhattan Language,
Nov. 2006 – Feb. 2007: ESL teacher at Zoni Group
Mar. 2002 – Oct. 2006: EFL/translation teacher at L’Università
Sept. 2001 – May 2002: Head of EFL department at the Istituto
Mar. 2001 – Aug. 2001: EFL teacher at
Nov. 2000 – Apr. 2001: EFL teacher at Scuola 2F,
Feb. 2003 – Dec. 2004: Master of Arts in Education (Applied
Linguistics) through The Open University,
Sept. 1998 – July 1999: First Level Diploma in
Italian Language and Culture, L’Università per Stranieri,
Sept. 1995 – June 1997: Honors Program member at
2003: Amore Per Piacere, The
American Collection (Betti Editrice,
June 1998: Kaleidoscope (Small Poetry Press, Chicago). Poetry collection.
I am currently working on my fourth book of poetry, while looking for a publishing house for both my third collection, Up From The Gilded Gutter, and my full book translation of Italian poet Dario Bellezza's Libro d'Amore (with Tina Magazzini).
The following translations are those for which I am credited as translator in a published work.
Dec 2008: The Sky above Siena and its Territory by Vincenzo Coli and Luca Betti (Betti ed., Siena)
2007: The Palio by various (Betti ed.,
Dec. 2005: English subtitles for the Lax Alastruay film Emicrania (Willy Milano Prod.).
June 2005: The Pork-Butcher by Nico Tassi. VERSO magazine (Siena).
Burnt paper, dry ink – The tale that
thwarted death by Roberto Malfagia. VERSO (
2003: Held a conference on
poetry, translation and the life of the modern writer at Alessandro Baricco’s Scuola Holden in
- 2003: Organised conferences on
various aspects of EFL teaching while at the Istituto Donatello in
Working knowledge of all basic programs for both PC and Mac.
Elementary knowledge of Trados.
Currently doing research for a non-fiction full-length book.