Nick Carone,1957.E.H. NY (1)

Nicolas Carone, East Hampton, NY, 1957

Nicolas Carone Estate Commissions Frank Messina to pen Authorized Biography

June 23, 2016

The Estate of Nicolas Carone is pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of the authorized biography of Nicolas Carone. The estate has commissioned award-winning author Frank Messina to lead the project, which is currently in its research and development phase. Frank conducted Carone's final interviews, and in 2012 published the investigative article, Nicolas Carone: Jazz, Poetry and Jackson Pollock. We anticipate publication in 2021.

About the Author

Frank Messina is the author of four books including Disorderly Conduct (Published in Heaven Books) and Full Count (Globe Pequot Press), and is a recipient of the Woolrich Award of Columbia University and the Allen Ginsberg Poetry Award. Messina's work has appeared in the NY Times, LEO Weekly and on National Public Radio, PBS and the BBC. He serves as a creative advisor to the Jack Kerouac Writer-in-Residence Project - Orlando Florida. 

We understand Nicolas Carone had a tremendous impact on many people's lives. We urge anyone with information about the artist including letters, photographs, film footage, audio recordings, or interviews to contact us at the following email address.


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