Dan J. Fiore is a creative writer, director, and strategist based in Pittsburgh, where he’s lived for the past fifteen years. He was born and raised in rural southwest Pennsylvania. Published by the likes of Mystery Tribune, Thuglit, and Hot Metal Bridge, his work has been awarded grand prize in the 82nd annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition as well as Pittsburgh Filmmakers’ 2009 First Works Grant.
Beyond his time spent in marketing and advertising, Dan has also worked in the journalism and film industries. He holds an MFA in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University (where he now teaches Composition & Culture) and a BA in English Writing & Film Studies from the University of Pittsburgh.