Mike Scalise is the author of the memoir, The Brand New Catastrophe (2017),
which received the Christopher Doheny Award from the Center for Fiction. His
work has appeared in The New York Times,
The Wall Street Journal, Agni, Indiewire, The Paris Review Daily, and
elsewhere. He has received fellowships and scholarships from Bread Loaf, Yaddo,
the Ucross Foundation, and was the Philip Roth Writer in Residence at Bucknell
University. He is an advisory board member of 826DC, a free writing center
Washington, D.C. for students aged 6-18.