Ed Falco

Ed Falco is the author of fourteen books, including novels, story collections, and poetry collections. His latest book is the poetry collection Wolf Moon Blood Moon (LSU, 2017). His two previous books are the novels Toughs (Unbridled Books, 2014) and The Family Corleone (Grand Central, 2012). He has published short stories widely in journals and anthologies, including The Atlantic Monthly, Playboy, The Best American Short Stories, and The Pushcart Prize Anthology. He has new stories in recent or forthcoming issues of The Antioch Review, Epoch, Image, The Missouri Review, and The Notre Dame Review.

His most recent short story collection is Burning Man (SMU, 2011). His previous short story collections are Sabbath Night in the Church of the Piranha: New and Selected Stories (Unbridled Books, 2005), Acid (University of Notre Dame Press, 1996), and Plato at Scratch Daniel’s and Other Stories (University of Arkansas Press, 1990). He is also the author of four novels: Saint John of the Five Boroughs (Unbridled Books, 2009), Wolf Point (Unbridled Books, 2005), A Dream with Demons (Eastgate Systems, 1997), and Winter in Florida (Soho, 1990), as well as a collection of literary and experimental short fictions, In the Park of Culture (University of Notre Dame Press, 2005), and a collection of hypertext short fictions, Sea Island (Eastgate Systems, 1995). Ed’s plays–The Center, Possum Dreams, Sabbath Night in the Church of the Piranha, and others–have mostly been produced and read in and around Blacksburg, Virginia, where he teaches in Virginia Tech’s MFA program, and he edits The New River, an online journal of new media writing.

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