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Author: Philip Cioffari

Philip Cioffari is the author of the novels: IF ANYONE ASKS, SAY I DIED FROM THE HEARTBREAKING BLUES (Livingston Press, 2020); THE BRONX KILL (Livingston Press, 2017); Dark Road, Dead End; JESUSVILLE (Livingston Press, 2011); CATHOLIC BOYS (Livingston Press, 2007); and the short story collection, A HISTORY OF THINGS LOST OR BROKEN (Livingston Press, 2007), which won the Tartt Fiction Prize, and the D. H. Lawrence award for fiction. His short stories have been published widely in commercial and literary magazines and anthologies, including North American Review, Playboy, Michigan Quarterly Review, Northwest Review, Florida Fiction, and Southern Humanities Review. He has written and directed for Off and Off- Off Broadway. His Indie feature film, which he wrote and directed, Love in the Age of Dion, has won numerous awards, including Best Feature Film at the Long Island Int'l Film Expo, and Best Director at the NY Independent Film & Video Festival. He is a Professor of English, and director of the Performing and Literary Arts Honors Program, at William Paterson University.

A History of Things Lost or Broken
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A History of Things Lost or Broken

Livingston Press

Fiction. Winner of the Second Annual Tartts First Fiction Award. These stories explore the darker side of human nature, moving from broken gamblers on the run to small time hold-up artists and disconsolate lovers. The settings are varied: Atlantic C...

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The Bronx Kill
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The Bronx Kill

Livingston Press

Fiction. Five teenagers attempt to swim the East River from the Bronx to Queens. One boy drowns and the body of the only girl is never found. The survivors vow silence. Five years later, they find themselves at the mercy of the drowned boy's brother...

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Catholic Boys
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Catholic Boys

Livingston Press

Fiction. Alex Ramsey lost his son two years before; then his wife took to gin, and he lost his job with the Bronx police force. Now he's working as a security guard for a burgeoning high-rise apartment complex, figuring the worst he'll encounter wil...

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If Anyone Asks, Say I Died from the Heartbreaking Blues
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If Anyone Asks, Say I Died from the Heartbreaking Blues

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Fiction. It's a big day for Joey Hunter, known in his Bronx neighborhood as Hunt. Not only is it his eighteenth birthday, but it's the day of his senior prom, and his date with the first girl he's ever been in love with. But things don't turn out as...

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Jesusville
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Jesusville

Livingston Press

Fiction. All of the characters in JESUSVILLE have, in one form or another, lost faith—in God or the Church or the social order or themselves—and so are searching to reclaim what has been taken from them.

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