Two Tales from Alfred C. Martino includes two short stories from opposite ends of the emotional spectrum. The first, "Requiem for an Athlete", is a somber look at the unfulfilled expectations of a once-great athlete. "Grad School Daydreams", on the other hand, is a whimsical tale, set at a Southern California university, of a grad school student who daydreams and pines for a beautifully exotic woman sitting next to him in class.
Alfred C. Martino is the author of three highly-acclaimed novels, Perfected by Girls, Over the End Line, and Pinned. Mr. Martino was born and raised in Short Hills, NJ, and graduated from Millburn High School. He is a graduate of Duke University and The Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. He currently lives in Jersey City, NJ.