John Florio
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John Florio

John Florio was raised in Flushing, NY. He credits the streets of Queens as one of his earliest influences, along with black-and-white movies, old superhero comics, Sports Illustrated, Humphrey Bogart, and the Hardy Boys. A fan of pop fiction and creative nonfiction, Florio is the author of the historical crime novels, Sugar Pop Moon and Blind Moon Alley. With Ouisie Shapiro, he has written the nonfiction books: Doomed, War in the Ring, One Nation Under Baseball, and One Punch from the Promised Land. Florio and Shapiro are contributors to The New York Times and The New Yorker; their work has also been seen in The Atlantic, The Nation, and ESPN's The Undefeated. Florio holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Southern Maine, an MA from New York University, and an MBA from St. John’s University. He currently serves on the faculty of the Stonecoast MFA creative writing program at the University of Southern Maine. Visit John Florio at johnfloriowriter.com.
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