Mike Maggio

Poet, Fiction Writer

1549 Coomber Court
Herndon, VA 20170
(703) 930-5214

Author's Bio

Mike Maggio has published fiction, poetry, travel and reviews in Potomac Review, The Montserrat Review, Pleiades, Apalachee Quarterly, The Northern Virginia Review, The L.A. Weekly, The Washington CityPaper, Beltway Quarterly, Pig Iron, DC Poets Against the War and others. His books include Your Secret is Safe With Me (Black Bear Publications, 1988), Oranges From Palestine (Mardi Gras Press, 1996) , Sifting Through the Madness (Xlibris, 2001), deMOCKcracy (Plain View Press, 2007 and The Keepers (March Street Press 2011). His novel, In the Valley of Granite and Steel, has just been released by thewritedeal.org. He is an assistant adjunct professor at Northern Virginia Community College and a graduate of George Mason University’s MFA program in Creative Writing. He lives in Herndon, Virginia with his wife and children. His web site is www.mikemaggio.net

Publications & Prizes


The Appointment (Vine Leaves Press, 2017)
Garden of Rain (Aldrich Press, 2015)
The Wizard and the White House (Little Feather Books, 2015)
The Keepers (March Street Press, 2011)


DC Poets Against the War (DC Poets Against the War, 2005)
Blue Cathedral (Red Hen Press, 2000)
Bedside Prayers (Harper & Row, 1997)
deMOCKracy (Plain View Press, 2007)
Sifting Through the Madness (Xlibris, 2001)
Oranges from Palestine (Mardi Gras Press, 1996)
Your Secret Is Safe with Me (Black Bear Publishing, 1988)

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
The Master and Margaria by Mikhail Bulgakov, The Diary of a Madman and other stories by Nikolai Gogol

More Information

Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Identifies as: 
Italian American, Muslim
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Seniors, Teachers, Veterans
Fluent in: 
Arabic, English
Born in: 
New York
Raised in: 
New York, NY
New York
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Last update: May 03, 2019