Anthony Valerio

Fiction Writer


Author's Bio

books see Anthony Valerio

website address;

10 books, only as good as the last. Just completed, Semmelweis, the Women's Doctor

in ascending order:

The Mediterranean Runs Through Brooklyn
Valentino & the Great Italians
BART: a Life of A. Bartlett Giamatti
Anita Garibaldi, a Biography
Conversation with Johnny, a novel
Toni Cade Bambara's One Sicilian Night, a memoir
The Little Sailor, a Romantic Thriller
John Dante's Inferno, a Playboy's Life
IMMIGRANTS according to Anthony Valerio, Volumes 1 & 2

Proud to say all books are in print. They - digital & print editions - can be found on -- search Anthony Valerio. And each title has its own Facebook page- -thanks,  Anthony 


aftermath of book completion

"Anthony Valerio's fiction bears likeness to our best dreams when the fantastical elements of the subconscious play themselves out in a vivid replica of reality."
--The Baltimore Sun

"He knows his craft - He knows his characters - He gets in, tells his story and gets out - It's what good writing should be" --Shel Silverstein



Publications & Prizes

Reaching for the Stars (Ballantine Books, 2005)
Toni Cade Bambara's One Sicilian Night (Bordighera Press, 2007)
The Little Sailor (Daisy H Productions, 2005)
Paris Review
Paris Transcontinental

More Information

Gives readings: 
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Identifies as: 
Italian American
Prefers to work with: 
Any, Children
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Born in: 
New York
Raised in: 
New York, NY
New York
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Last update: May 21, 2019