Mike Fiorito

Fiction Writer

Author's Bio


I am currently an Associate Editor for Mad Swirl Magazine and a regular contributor to the Red Hook Star Revue. 

My sixth book, The Hated Ones, published in October 21'.  My other books are Falling from Trees, Sleeping with FishesCall Me Guido, Freud’s Haberdashery Habit, and Hallucinating Huxley.

Falling from Trees won the 2022 Independent Press Distinguished Book Award.

My book Mescalito Riding His White Horse, Inspired by the Music of Peter Rowan will be available late 2022. 

Review of Falling from Trees: https://fallingfromtrees.info/f/new-york...

For more info, please visit https://mikefiorito.com/

Interview with Anthony Peake: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_w6xpRzn7FE



Publications & Prizes

Falling from Trees (Loyola Press, 2021)
The Hated Ones (Bordighera Press, 2021)
Call Me Guido (Ovunque Siamo, 2019)
Freud's Haberdashery Habit and Other Stories (Alien Buddha Press, 2019)
Hallucinating Huxley (Alien Buddha Press, 2018)
Prizes won: 
  • Recipient of the 2022 Independent Press Distinguished Book Award (short story category)
  • Nominated for the Pushcart Prize 2019 


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Queens, NY
New York
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Queens, NY
New York
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Last update: Apr 05, 2022