C. Aloysius Mariotti was born in Pennsylvania and raised in Arizona. He studied creative writing at the University of Arizona in Tucson, where he listened to a lot of Rush, Radiohead, and PJ Harvey. His work has been featured in Black Bough Poetry, Marias at Sampaguitas, Boston Accent Lit, and Dark Marrow, among others. He resides in Massachusetts with his wife Kristen and Westie Bella Francine.
SCREAM into my MOUTH as a WATERFALL is his first chapbook.