Thomas Fucaloro’s latest book, “It Starts From the Belly and Blooms”, is out now (Three Rooms Press). He is the founding editor of Great Weather for Media and editor for Staten Island’s new literary magazine NYSAI. He teaches poetry workshops at the Harlem Children’s Zone, NEON Bronx Probation Center, Writopia Lab, LGBTQ Pride Center and the LouderArts Project. He just received his MFA in creative writing at the New School. His next book will be out by Tired Hearts Press called “Mistakes Disguised as Stars.” He has been on 3 slam teams, Intangibles 2012, JC Slam 2013 and LouderARTS 2014 where they placed 12th out of 72 teams in National Poetry Slam.