Panio Gianopoulos is the author of the #1 indie-bestselling novella, A Familiar Beast, and the short story collection, How to Get Into Our House and Where We Keep the Money.

His writing has appeared widely, including Tin HouseNorthwest Review, Chicago Quarterly Review, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, LitHub, Salon, The Rattling Wall, Big Fiction, The Brooklyn Rail, Catamaran Literary Reader, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. A recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Award for Non-Fiction, he has been included in the anthologies The Bastard on the Couch, Cooking and Stealing: The Tin House Non-Fiction Reader, and The Encyclopedia of Exes.

A former book editor (Crown Publishing, Bloomsbury, Talk Miramax), he is currently the editorial director and a co-founder of Heleo/The Next Big Idea Club, and the co-host of the Writerly podcast. He lives in New York. 

Photo: Molly Ringwald

Photo: Molly Ringwald


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Markus Hoffman, Regal Hoffman & Associates


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