Darrell Kastin

Darrell Kastin was born in Los Angeles, California. His maternal ancestors came from the Azores, settling in the United States at the end of World War II. He has spent considerable time on the islands over the years, using them as a setting for many of his short stories. His short fiction has appeared in The Seattle Review, The Crescent Review, The Blue Mesa Review and elsewhere. He is currently setting the poetry of Luis de CamOes, Fernando Pessoa, and Florbela Espanca to music.