Scott Laudati

Author's Bio

Scott Laudati lives in NYC with his boxer, Satine. He is the author of Hawaiian Shirts In The Electric Chair (Kuboa Press) and Bone House (Bone Machine, Inc.). He has been nominated three times for the Pushcart Prize - once in fiction and twice in poetry. His poems, short stories and essays have appeared in dozens of literary journals and online magazines including The Columbia Journal, Trebuchet-Magazine, Thought Catalog, The Adirondack Review, The Stockholm Review of Literature, The Good Men Project, Fjords Review and many others. Scott has been published in the 48th Street Press annual broadside series for the last 4years and has a forthcoming novel being released by Bone Machine, Inc. in Spring of 2019.

Publications and Prizes

34thParallel, Baldhip, Conclave: A Journal of Character, Crack the Spine, Fjords Review, Garbanzo Literary Journal, Prairie Wolf Press Review, Spark: A Creative Anthology, SubtleTea, The Basil O'Flaherty, Good Men Project, The Stockholm Review of Literature, Virginia Normal, Wilderness House Literary Review
Prizes Won: 
Winner of the 2018 "The Riggs Gold Medal Essay Award" and "The Stark Award In Fiction In Honor Of Henry R. Roth".  2nd place in the 2018 "The Jack Grapes Poetry Prize". Pushcart Prize nominee in 2012 (fiction), 2015 (poetry), 2018 (poetry). 

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Fiction Writer, Poet
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New York, NY
Wait For It (Hawaiian Shirts In The Electric Chair. Kuboa Press. 2014) : There's not a high enough hill on earth to stand on and scream for God. I can see you. Above the trees. A long blue sky with big fleece clouds. Pointing your finger straight up. Demanding first salvation, then a few dollars, and finally, just acknowledgment. But he never shows. How can that surprise you? You were never able to get us on the ground to stop laughing at you. You think God is going to turn the television down?
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Last updated: Dec 06, 2018