Albert Russo who has published worldwide more than 80 books of poetry, fiction and photography, in both English and French, is the recipient of many awards, such as The New York Poetry Forum, The American Society of Writers Fiction Award, The British Diversity Short Story Award, The AZsacra international Poetry Award, the Books & Authors Award, several Writer’s Digest poetry and fiction Awards (winner and finalist), aquillrelle Awards, the Prix Colette and the Prix de la Liberté, among others. His work has been translated into a dozen languages on the five continents. He has garnered several prizes for his photography books, Indie Excellence Awards , The London Book Festival awards, The Gallery Photografica award (silver medal). Some of his photos have been exhibited at the prestigious Museum of Photography in Lausanne, Switzerland. The Mayor of the Big Apple, Michael Bloomberg, has lauded his two photobooks on Paris and New York. Albert Russo was also a member of the 1996 jury for the Neustadt International Prize for Literature which often leads to the Nobel Prize for Literature. Latest Prize:
Best 2013 Unicef poetic story award in defense of childhood worldwide, entitled: Revenge by proxy / Vengeance par procuration.
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