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Stephen Siciliano

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Fayetteville, North Carolina, The United States
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Stephen Siciliano is a writer living in Los Angeles. He is a professional reporter of some 35 years experience. His novels include "Vedette or Conversations with the Flamenco Shadows," and "The Sidewalk Smokers Club." He blogs on politics, poetry and prose at highwayscribery.

Average rating: 4.57 · 7 ratings · 1 review · 3 distinct works
Vedette: Or Conversations w...

4.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2004
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Vedette

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2004
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The Sidewalk Smokers Club

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2006 — 2 editions
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When It Was Still a Hill (John Fante's Downtown Los Angeles)

I wrote this piece over the summer for the new "Downtown Weekly," but they don't pay, so "highwayscribery" wins. It's a look at old Bunker Hill, now a cultural-corporate corridor, through the eyes of L.A.'s own John Fante.



Travel writer Charles Keeler wrote of downtown circa 1900, “...the charm of Los Angeles lies in its combination of hills and level reaches, of massive business blocks and... Read more of this blog post »
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