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MICHAEL LARGO can touch your nose with his tongue

To the Unlikely Stories home pageMichael wears those so he can see you betterMichael Largo's fast, hyperactive works fascinate and confuse us, taking us on a fictional journey in which we don't know where we've been and don't know what to do when we get there. His stories use fast humor and carefully applied language to prove his point, even if the reader is never certain just what point he proved.

Michael Largo received a B.A. in English from Brooklyn College and an A.S. in Environmental Science. His varied careers have included: English teacher in Harlem, editor of New York Poetry, field guide for a nature conservation center, East Village tavern owner, deckhand on a sea-going tugboat, freelance photographer, video producer, and builder.

Largo received a fiction grant from the New York State Arts Council and the Whiteside Fellowship Award. His writing has appeared in numerous small press and Internet publications and thanks the editors of the following for their support: Unlikely Stories, Electica, Melic Review, Trout Magazine, Pif Magazine, Exodus, Conflicting Spectrums, Poet's Cut, Bonfire, Duct Tape Press, Morpo Review, Burn, Pulp Fiction, Mocha Memoirs, Yellow Dog Magazine, Isibongo, Big Bridge, Nuketown, Bloody Muse, Forbidden Panda, New Earth Review, Manx Fiction, Conspire, 2Riverview, Solas, Wings, Sticky Keys, Pauper, Shank, A Writer's Choice Literary Journal, Harpweaver, Ashtray Angels, and Plaintext.

He published a book of poetry, Nails In Soft Wood (Pikadilly Press) and two novels, Southern Comfort (New Earth Books), and most recently, Lies Within (Tropical Press.) Check them out at the Unlikely Stories bookstore.

He lives in Miami with his family, and is on the Board of Directors of the Miami Book Fair International. You can reach him at MLargo123@aol.com.

Michael's works here at Unlikely Stories are:

July 1999 - July 2000:
Mail Call
Stunt Babies
Lipshitz and Shinola
Breakfast at Tiffany's