James Patrick Focarile (foca-relay) resides in the Northwest with his wife and teenage son. His past careers have included actor, cruise director, and theatre manager. He holds an undergraduate degree from Rutgers University and an M.F.A. from Brooklyn College. His literary works have been produced on stage, in film and have appeared or are forthcoming in Bright Flash Literary Review, JOURN-E, Guilty Crime Story Magazine, Mystery Tribune, Shotgun Honey, Close To The Bone and more.
Memberships: Short Mystery Fiction Society, Idaho Writers Guild
Awards: 2nd Place Idaho Writers Guild's 2023 Short Story Contest, 2nd Place Litro Magazine 2022 Art of Reflection Competition
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The Refuge--Crime Short Story
JOURN-E (2nd Place IWG Contest)
Close To The Bone
White Cat Publications
Cardinal Sins Journal