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 2021.  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 is curretly available for pre-order and will publish April 2023. 

Review of Mescalito Riding His White Horse: https://mikefiorito.com/f/kirkus-review-...

Review of Falling from Treeshttps://mikefiorito.com/f/new-york-journ...

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

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

I am currently working on a novel.



Publications & Prizes

Mescalito Riding His White Horse (O Books, 2023)
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: Jun 28, 2022