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Joseph Scapellato is the author of the story collection BIG LONESOME (2017) and the novel THE MADE-UP MAN (2019).

His work appears in North American Review, Kenyon Review Online, Post Road, Unsaid, and other magazines, and has been anthologized in Gigantic Books' Gigantic Worlds and &NOW's Best Innovative Writing.

Joseph teaches as an assistant professor in the Creative Writing program at Bucknell University and lives in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania with his wife, daughter, and dog.
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The Made-Up Man

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Big Lonesome

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The Made-Up Man: A Novel

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The Lost Book of Adana Moreau by Michael Zapata
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An astonishing novel, artfully and generously layered. Reading this book is like having a conversation inside of a conversation inside of a conversation with the smartest and funniest and most compassionate person you know-- you're treated to persona ...more
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If you’re looking for a profound, chilling, unflinching, consistently funny, consistently crushing, and absolutely amazingly written novel about America, check this out!
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Ashley Sugarnotch & the Wolf by Elizabeth Deanna Morris Lakes
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These powerful poems surge through the branches of three electrifying speakers—the doomed young Ashley, the deadly Wolf, the insightful author herself—and deftly sound the mythic depths of their existential and embodied desires. The cyclical wisdom o ...more
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TRUST ME is a nimble blend of high-desert political thriller, noir, and crime drama. The plot, folded tightly with twists and revelations, never veers far from its vivid and layered characters—reckless oil barons and unsavory political operatives, po ...more
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Our Brains and the Brains of Miniature Sharks by Pablo Piñero Stillmann
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Pablo Piñero Stillman’s astonishing stories stun with their punchy sharpness and style, with their deeply layered humor and humanity. Whether they follow a man’s recollection of a sock-puppet soap opera, or the family lore surrounding an eccentric ca ...more
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