Corrado Paina

Corrado Paina

Corrado Paina (born 1954) is an Italian poet.

Born in Milan, Italy, since 1987 Paina has been living in Toronto, Canada, where he serves as editorial director of the quarterly magazine ItalyCanada Trade. He is also the Deputy Director and Editor of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Toronto News.

Paina's work has been published in several literary magazines in Italy, Canada, Ireland, and the United States.

Corrado Paina was born in Milan in 1954 and came to Toronto in 1987.

He has published “Hoarse Legend”, “The Dowry of Education” and “ The Alphabet of the Traveler “ with Mansfield Press.

In Italy he has published a collection of short stories “ di corsa” (Monteleone/Mapograph – Vibo Valentia), “stolen time” (Atelier 14 – Milan), a collection of poems in collaboration with renowned painter Sandro Martini, “darsena inquinata” (Moderata Durant- Latina) and “ Tra Rothko e tre finestre” ( Ibiskos). He has just published “ l’alfabeto del viaggiatore” con Silvia editrice ( Milano).

He also edited with Denis De Klerck a book entitled : College Street – Little Italy – Toronto's Renaissance Strip – published by Mansfield Press.

Corrado Paina has also published several plaquettes with “il Pulcino e l’ Elefante” of Alberto Casiraghi, “i quaderni d’Orfeo” published by Roberto Dossi and Luciano Ragozzino and “ il ragazzo innocuo” published by Dario Borso.

Corrado Paina is the editor of the magazine partners.



  • Di Corsa Mapograph, 1996.
  • Hoarse Legend Toronto: Mansfield, 2002.
  • Tempo Rubato Atelier 14, 2003.
  • Darsena Iniquinata Ulisse Editrice, 2004.
  • The Dowry of Education Toronto: Mansfield, 2004.


  • tra Rothko e tre finestre Monteleone, 2002.

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