earned a Master of Arts degree in English from Washington College in 2000, a Master of Fine Arts degree in Writing from Vermont College in. 2002, and a PhD in English from Florida State University in 2010. His first book of poems Begin Anywhere was published by Alice James Books in 2008. His second book FG by FG was published in 2019 by Hysterical Books. He is the co-author of Spandrel with Denise Bookwalter and Book O' Tondos with Megan Marlatt. Awards for Giampietro's poetry include a Walter E. Dakin Fellowship from Sewanee Writers' Conference, a Kingsbury Fellowship and the Dean's Prize from FSU, a fellowship from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and a Florida Book Award. He is the creator of the internet poetry projects La Fovea, Don't Tell Show, and Poems by Heart. His poetry, nonfiction, short-short fiction, and book reviews have appeared in journals including 32 Poems, American Book Review, Barrow Street, Black Warrior, Cimarron Review, Copper Nickel, CutBank, FENCE, Hayden's Ferry, Ninth Letter, Poetry Daily, Poetry International, Ploughshares, Rain Taxi, Subtropics, and Tampa Review. He was a resident scholar at The Southern Review and the managing editor of Alice James Books. Dr. Giampietro has served as the interim director of Cleveland State University Poetry Center and visiting assistant professor of English at Cleveland State University and in the Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts program (NEOMFA). Currently, he lives in western Maine with his partner, ceramic artist Cherie Giampietro where he teaches language arts and coaches soccer in the Mt. Blue School District.