New York University
| Michael Cisco|
| October 13, 1970 (age 45)
New York City, New York, United States (current residence) (1970-10-13) |
Novelist, Short story writer, Academic
Horror fiction, Dark fantasy
H. P. Lovecraft, Franz Kafka, Edgar Allan Poe
Locus Award for Best First Novel
The Narrator, The Tyrant, The San Veneficio Canon, The Traitor, Celebrant
H P Lovecraft, Franz Kafka, Edgar Allan Poe, Jay Lake, William S Burroughs
Michael Cisco Wikipedia
Michael Cisco (born October 13, 1970) is an American writer, Deleuzian academic, teacher, and translator currently living in New York City. He is best known for his first novel, The Divinity Student, winner of the International Horror Guild Award for Best First Novel of 1999. His novel, The Great Lover, was nominated for the 2011 Shirley Jackson Award for Best Novel of the Year, and declared the Best Weird Novel of 2011 by the Weird Fiction Review. He has described his work as "de-genred" fiction.
Samples of his work, including readings, can be found on his website, Prosthetic Libido .
Cisco's novel The Great Lover was nominated for a Shirley Jackson Award in 2012.