Nicholas Montemarano

Nicholas Montemarano is the author of three novels, a short story collection, and a recently published memoir, If There Are Any Heavens (Persea Books, 2022). His writing has received an NEA fellowship and a Pushcart Prize. He is the Alumni Professor of Creative Writing and Belles Lettres at Franklin & Marshall College.


When my mother died from Covid, she left behind a husband, two grown children, three…