Richard Mirabella

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Richard Mirabella is a writer and civil servant living in Upstate New York. His stories have appeared in American Short Fiction, wigleaf, Split Lip Magazine, and elsewhere. His debut novel, Brother & Sister Enter the Forest, will be published by Catapult in 2023.


Cover Photo: This photograph is taken from the level of the forest floor, looking at mushrooms that are sprouting from an old log. The sun shines through their caps and illuminates the green woods behind them.
On Writing (When I’m Not Inspired)

I know I’m the kind of writer who has to trick himself into writing, into making the effort to find something to write about.

Mar 28, 2022
Cover Photo: This photograph shows a man sitting inside a study cubicle with his laptop. He looks frustrated; his hand is clutching his hair and he is staring at his computer with intensity.
On Writing (with a Day Job)

There are many kinds of writing lives, and yours includes a day job.

Jul 19, 2021