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Rich Marcello

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Rich is the author of five novels, The Color of Home, The Big Wide Calm, The Beauty of the Fall, The Latecomers, and Cenotaphs, and the poetry collection, The Long Body That Connects Us All. He also teaches creative writing at Seven Bridges’ Writer Collaborative. Previously, he enjoyed a successful career as a technology executive, managing several multi-billion dollar businesses for Fortune 500 companies.

As anyone who has read Rich’s work can tell you, his books deal with life’s big questions: love, loss, creativity, community, self-discovery and forgiveness. His novels are rich with characters and ideas, crafted by a natural storyteller, with the eye and the ear of a poet. For Rich, writing and art making is about connection, or as he say
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Rich Marcello When I was in college. I had a professor who offered to teach me how to write novels. I said no at the time for financial reasons, but then about four…moreWhen I was in college. I had a professor who offered to teach me how to write novels. I said no at the time for financial reasons, but then about four years ago started writing fiction full time. I've also been writing poetry and music since college. (less)
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The Big Wide Calm

3.89 avg rating — 220 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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The Color of Home

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The Beauty of the Fall

3.83 avg rating — 183 ratings — published 2016 — 2 editions
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The Latecomers

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Cenotaphs

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“Why does everyone make fun of New Jersey? It's beautiful here," she said.

"We live in America."

"What does that mean?"

"People like to judge without knowing.”
Rich Marcello, The Color of Home

“Above all, trust your instincts. If she's the right one, you'll know. If she's not, let her go and be thankful that she was an almost.”
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