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Nick DiChario

(Nicholas A DiChario)

Nick DiChario's short stories have appeared in many magazines and anthologies in the United States and abroad. He has been nominated for the Hugo, HOMer, and World Fantasy awards, and his first two novels, A Small and Remarkable Life (2006) and Valley of Day-Glo (2008), both received nominations for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel of the Year.

Nick's many jobs have included paperboy, construction worksite gopher, dishwasher at a Catholic seminary, creative writing professor and workshop instructor, indie bookstore owner, education director for a non-profit literary center, and, most recently, writer/editor of corporate communications. Nick earned his master's degree from Empire State College in New York, and he occasionally writes articles for Philosophy Now magazine (a U.K. publication). His first novel has been optioned for film.
Anthologies edited
Anthologies containing stories by Nick DiChario
Short stories
The Winterberry (1992)Hugo (nominee)
World Fantasy (nominee)
Extreme Feminism (1993)
Would He Do Woody? (1993)
Diddling with Grandmother's Iron Maiden (1994)
The Enemies of Nickel City (1994)
Just Do It (1994)
Alien Radio (1995) (with Mike Resnick)
Black Hole (1995)
Coda: Working Stiff (1995) (with Mike Resnick)
The Joy of Hats (1995) (with Mike Resnick)
The Most Beautiful Girl Alive (1996) (with Mike Resnick)
The Land that God Forgot (1997) (with Jack Nimersheim)
Carp Man (1998)
Sarajevo (1999)Hugo (nominee)

Hugo Best Short Story nominee (1993) : The Winterberry
World Fantasy Best Short Story nominee (1993) : The Winterberry
Hugo Best Short Story nominee (2000) : Sarajevo
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2007) : A Small and Remarkable Life
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2009) : Valley of Day-Glo