The Latest:

New Book coming December 2013
This December Overcoat will release Maiolo’s An Arch of Birches and Other Stories. The book will be released at Maiolo’s annual Holiday Reading at the University of Minnesota Duluth. For more information, click on “News & Events,” above.

Maiolo interview with the BBC
Listen to it here.

 Maiolo interview in Forbes Magazine
 Read the interview here

 Maiolo: “On the Verge of WW III”
 Read the editorial here.


Joseph Maiolo was born in West Virginia, was raised in the Cumberland Mountains of southwest Virginia, and has earned degrees from the University of Virginia (M.A.), the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (M.F.A.), and the United States Naval Academy (B.S.). He is retired from a career as a professor of English at the University of Minnesota Duluth, where he tought literature and fiction writing from 1976 to 2013. Maiolo’s short stories have been published in The Sewanee Review, Ploughshares, Shenandoah, The Texas Review, The Greensboro Review, other magazines, and anthologies. Several of his stories and a novella have won national awards, including citation in The Best American Short Stories, a Pushcart Prize, two National Endowment for the Arts Literary Fellowships, and three PEN/Syndicated Fiction Awards. Click here to learn more about Maiolo’s work.


Books by Joseph Maiolo:

My Turkish Missle Crisis by Joseph MaioloBoy Youth Man: A Triptych of Novellas by Joseph Maiolo