Steve teaches Ethics and Literature at the Bedford Hills Maximum Security Prison for Women and Fordham University. Before that, he taught at-risk youth at transfer high schools, homeless shelters, drug rehabs and incarcerated programs throughout New York City. His novel, Ghetto Dogs, was published by the Alternative Book Press (August 2016). His short stories have appeared in numerous magazines including: The Mid-American Review, The Carolina Quarterly, Gargoyle Magazine, and Beat to a Pulp. He’s had five plays produced in New York City, including, Stealing Heaven, running off-Broadway at the Samuel Beckett Theater. His play, Skip to My Lou, opened at The Theater for the New City in February, 2016. Steve is currently finishing a novel that takes place in Moscow and the East Village during the time of the Tompkins Square Park Riot of 1988. Steve resides in Bushwick and Cahuita.
Represented by Levine Greenberg Literary Agency, Inc.
Tim Wojcik, Agent
Member: Authors Guild, PEN America & Dramatists Guild
Press and Media Mentions
- Kirkus Review: "Ambitious and sprawling, this compelling book delivers critiques of American institutions, from family and education to law enforcement and criminal organizations. Romagnoli is adept at dislocating the reader within a real-but unfamiliar world, as in the tale’s opening scene: a tree full of hanging dogs, some living and some dead. He has an ear for dialogue and a gift for establishing character with a few short clauses (one character, Ivory White, is introduced as a former 'member of Rosco’s high school basketball team until he got expelled for pimp-slapping a referee')"