Panio Gianopoulos is the author of A Familiar Beast (Nouvella Books). His writing has appeared in Tin House, Northwest Review, Salon, Details, Glamour, Nerve, The Hartford Courant, The Journal News, The Brooklyn Rail, FiveChapters, The Rattling Wall, and The Los Angeles Review of Books, among others.
A recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship for nonfiction literature, he has been included in the anthologies The Bastard on the Couch, Cooking and Stealing: The Tin House Nonfiction Reader, and The Encyclopedia of Exes.
He received his B.A. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and his M.B.A. from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. A former book editor, he has worked at Crown Publishers, Talk Miramax Books, Bloomsbury USA, and most recently, as the Publisher of Backlit Fiction and the Co-Founder and Creative Director of Palindrome Media. He lives with his family in Los Angeles.
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