Polis Books

Vito Racanelli

Vito Racanelli’s short stories have appeared in numerous publications, including the Akashic Books’ “Mondays Are Murder” series; the Boiler; the Literarian; Newtown Literary; KGB Bar Lit Magazine; Brilliantflashfiction.com; Dark Corners; a “great weather for Media” short story collection, and River and South Review. His works have also been performed at Liar’s League NYC and broadcast by BBC4, as part of its Sunday afternoon story series.

His “A Trip to the Trees Place, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He was a 2013 and 2018 Fish Publishing Flash Fiction Story Prize finalist, placed a “notable” story in the Gemini 2016 Short Story contest, and was participant in the 2013 Pen World Festival.

Vito's non-fiction has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Newark Star Ledger, and San Francisco Chronicle, and the Far Eastern Economic Review, among other newspapers. He is a Barron’s Staff Writer, and is regularly interviewed by U.S. and European TV and radio programs such as WABC, BBC, and CNBC. He was the Associated Press-Dow Jones News Bureau Chief, in Italy 2/94-10/9, and led the bureau’s wide range of coverage of Italian financial markets and news.

The Man in Milan

"The perfect thriller for right now ... action, suspense, intrigue - and a journey to a fabulous foreign location." ―Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series