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Nationality  American
Education  New York University
Role  Writer
Name  Michael Cisco
Period  1999—Present

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Born  October 13, 1970 (age 45) New York City, New York, United States (current residence) (1970-10-13)
Occupation  Novelist, Short story writer, Academic
Genre  Horror fiction, Dark fantasy
Influenced by  H. P. Lovecraft, Franz Kafka, Edgar Allan Poe
Nominations  Locus Award for Best First Novel
Books  The Narrator, The Tyrant, The San Veneficio Canon, The Traitor, Celebrant
Similar People  H P Lovecraft, Franz Kafka, Edgar Allan Poe, Jay Lake, William S Burroughs

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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 .

Awards / Nominations

Cisco's novel The Great Lover was nominated for a Shirley Jackson Award in 2012.


Michael Cisco Wikipedia

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