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Rich Marcello

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Rich is the author of four novels, The Color of Home, The Big Wide Calm, and The Beauty of the Fall, The Latecomers, 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.

The Color of Home was published in 2013. Author Myron Rogers says the novel “sings an achingly joyful blues tune, a tune we’ve all sung, but seldom with such poetry and depth.” The Big Wide Calm was published in 2014. The US Review of Books stated, “Marcello’s novel has a lot going for it. Well-written, thought-provoking, and filled with flawed chara
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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

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The Color of Home

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Rich Marcello writes with the grace of a poet. The narrative is filled with vitality and is steeped in elegance. Reality crosses over seamlessly into mythology and mysticism. ……. Close relationships in a variety of forms are core to the story. The Latecomers is life affirming and beautiful. Marcello writes a story that is truly unique in a world where corporations can buy loyalty and there seem

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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.”
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“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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