John Biscello

108 Roberts Lane, #B
Taos, NM 87571

Author's Bio

Originally from Brooklyn, NY, writer, poet, spoken word performer, and playwright, John Biscello, has called Taos, New Mexico home for the past twelve years. He is the author of the novels, Broken Land, a Brooklyn Tale and Raking the Dust, and a collection of stories, Freeze Tag. His fiction and poetry has appeared in: Art Times, nthposition, The Wanderlust Review, Ophelia Street, Caper, Polyphony, Dilate, Militant Roger, Chokecherries, Farmhouse, BENT, The 555 Collective, Instigator, Brass Sopaipilla, The Iconoclast, Adobe Walls, Kansas City Voices, and the Tishman Review. Broken Land, A Brooklyn Tale was named Underground Book Reviews 2014 Book of the Year. Visit his website at:

Publications and Prizes

Broken Land, a Brooklyn Tale
(The Zharmae Publishing Press, 2015)
, i-nudes
(CSF Publishing, 2014)
, Raking the Dust
(The Zharmae Publishing Press, 2016)
Prizes Won: 
Cutting Edge Artist Award (from the Vault) Broken Land, a Brooklyn Tale was named Underground Book Reviews 2014 Book of the Year His short story,"Limb," was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

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Fiction Writer, Poet, Spoken Word Artist
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Italian American
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Brooklyn, NY
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Last updated: Apr 08, 2016