Theo Gangi

Theo Gangi

Director | MFA Program in Creative Writing at St. Francis College; Author | A New Day in America

Theo Gangi is the author of the apocalyptic novel A New Day in America, a B&N Top 100 Nook bestseller, and the breakout crime thriller Bang Bang. He is coauthor of Kingston and the Magician’s Lost and Found, to be published by G. P. Putnam’s Sons in fall of 2019. His story “Eddy May” in the Lee Child edited First Thrills “out-twists them all,” according to Booklist. He’s written on shows for Netflix and short fiction for the Greensboro Review and the Columbia Spectator. A graduate of Columbia University’s School of the Arts, he is the director of the MFA program in creative writing at St. Francis College and lives in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn.

More Than a Piece of Paper: How to Make the Most of an MFA and Use It to Launch Your Career

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An MFA is an investment. On the creative front, it will help you build a writer’s tool kit, so that later on, when you sit down to write, you have all sorts of skills at your disposal. But your degree can pay off in other ways, too. You can use it to secure writing gigs, […]