Thomas Locicero


Broken Arrow, OK
(918) 857-6152

Author's Bio

Thomas Locicero is an award-winning poet, short story writer, and essayist, as well as a playwright and monologist. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in 50 Haikus, Abyss & Apex, Adelaide Literary Magazine, Antarctica Journal, Baseball Bard, Better Than Starbucks, Bindweed Magazine, Birmingham Arts Journal, BoomerLitMag, Boston Literary Magazine, Brook Spring, Brushfire Literature & Arts Journal, Clockwise Cat, Dragon Poet Review, Dual Coast Magazine, Empty Mirror, Eunoia Review, felan, Fine Lines, Haiku Journal, Heartland, Hobart, Indigo Lit, Inwood Indiana, Jazz Cigarette, Kestrel,, Loch Raven Review, Long Island Quarterly, Montana Mouthful, Mused—the BellaOnline Literary Review, New Thoreau Quarterly, Omnibus Arts & Literature Magazine, petrichor, Poetry Pacific, Poetry Quarterly, Ponder Review, Quail Bell Magazine, Rat’s Ass Review, Red Savina Review, Roanoke Review, riverrun, Saw Palm, Scarlet Leaf Review, Snapdragon, Spectator & Spooks, Speculative 66, Sunset Liminal, Tanka Journal, The Avocet, The Beatnik Cowboy, The Daily Drunk, The Ghazal Page, The Good Men Project, The Pangolin Review, The Poet’s Haven, The Satirist, The Skinny Poetry Journal, The Wordsmith Journal Magazine, The Write Launch, Tipton Poetry Journal, VerseWrights, vox poetica, WORK Literary Magazine, among other journals. Originally from East Islip, Long Island, Thomas resides with his wife, Lil, and their sons, Sam and Ben, in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.

Publications & Prizes

Journals: ,
Brook Spring
Long Island Quarterly
Prizes won: 

Honorable Mention in the Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition, 2003 (959 entries from more than two dozen countries); Beginnings Short Story Contest, Winter 2003 (Second Place); Tulsa City-County Library Writing Contest, Short Story, 2005 (Honorable Mention); Tulsa City-County Library Writing Contest, Essay, 2006 (First Place).

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Italian American
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Born in: 
Bayshore, NY
New York
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East Islip, NY
New York
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Last update: Sep 12, 2020