arcellino, living in Cleveland, began writing stuff just before and during the Vietnam War, where he was an Army war correspondent and photojournalist.
You can read his stuff at www.outsiderwriters.org and www.hecale.com. He recently recorded four songs as part of Split Pea/ce, at www.myspace.com/splitpeace. He has read and played out in Cleveland and at Cornelia Street Cafe in New York City. You can visit him at www.myspace.com/bondibeach68. He is executive editor of the Cleveland Reader, a journal of literature and arts.