Lou Gaglia

Fiction Writer

Oneonta, NY

Author's Bio

Lou Gaglia is the author of Poor Advice (2015) and Sure Things & Last Chances (2016).

His stories have appeared in a variety of literary journals. He teaches in upstate New York and is a long-time Wu Style T'ai Chi Ch'uan practitioner. http://lougaglia.com
@lougaglia

Publications & Prizes

Journals:
2 Bridges Review
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Amsterdam Quarterly
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Bartleby Snopes
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Compose: A Journal of Simply Good Writing
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Conceit Magazine
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Eclectica
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FreightTrain Magazine
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Frigg Magazine
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Grasslimb: A Journal of Art and Literature
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Halfway Down the Stairs
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Hobo Pancakes
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Indigo Rising
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Loch Raven Review
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Menda City Review
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Niche Literary Magazine
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Ostrich Review
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Per Contra
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Prick of the Spindle
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Referential Magazine
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Rio Grande Review
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River River
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Rougarou
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Sheepshead Review
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Spilling Ink Review
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Stickman Review
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Stirring Literary Journal
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Stymie Magazine
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The Bicycle Review
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The Brooklyner
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The Ear Hustler
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The Legendary
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The Oklahoma Review
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The Penman Review
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The Penmen Review
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The Rose & Thorn
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Umbrella Factory Magazine
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Untoward
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Prizes won: 

2015 New Apple Award for short story fiction (Poor Advice and Other Stories). 2016 New York Book Festival Award for fiction (Poor Advice and Other Stories). Finalist: 2017 Next Generation Book Award: Sure Things and Last Chances (Short Story Fiction). Library Journal Self-e Select (Poor Advice and Other Stories). Second Place: storySouth Million Writers Award (2013) for "Hands", published by Waccamaw Journal. Nominee: 2011 storySouth Million Writers Award Nominee ("Poor Advice", published by Stirring). Nominee: 2016 storySouth Million Writers Award ("The Over-Thirty League", published by Rappahannock Review). Finalist--Jim Palmer Baseball Writing Prize (2013).

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Ring Lardner, John Steinbeck, Leo Tolstoy, Katherine Anne Porter, Maxine Kumin, William Faulkner, Heinrich Boll, Kurt Vonnegut, Raymond Carver.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
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Last update: Dec 16, 2017