ANTHONY FLACCO
MFA Screenwriting, American Film Institute
* Writers Guild of America/West *

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Anthony Flacco is an author of seven nonfiction books and three historical novels, all released by major publishers. He holds an MFA in screenwriting from the American Film Institute. He was selected for the Walt Disney Studios Screenwriting Fellowship, and spent a year writing for the Touchstone Pictures division. His first nonfiction book, A Checklist for Murder, was acquired in auction by Dell Books and turned in solid sales. Anthony adapted his book as a two-hour television movie script and sold it to NBC Studios for a movie of the week.

 

He completed his nonfiction book Tiny Dancer for St. Martin's Press, and the advance copy was selected by Reader's Digest as their Editor's Choice for August, 2005 -- their 1,000th Commemorative Issue. The Kansas City Star named Tiny Dancer "one of the 100 Most Noteworthy Books of 2005." The book is an international bestseller in Italy (Piemme) with sales to date of over 300,000 in that country alone. 

His debut novel, The Last Nightingale (Ballantine) was released to acclaimed reviews including a NYT rave, and was nominated by the International Thriller Writers (ITW) as one of the top five original paperback thrillers for 2007.

 

THE ROAD OUT OF HELL:

 Sanford Clark and the True Story

  of the Wineville Murders

              WINNER OF THE USA BOOKS NEWS

                     2009 BEST TRUE CRIME --

(Union Square/Sterling, Nov. 2009)

Based on one of the most heinous serial killers of the 20th Century, Gordon Stewart Northcott. The story is the crime inspiration for the film CHANGELING.  

 

 

 

PUBLISH YOUR NONFICTION BOOK

(Commissioned by Writer’s Digest Books)

and LITERARY FAILS

were co-authored by Anthony with

Sharlene Martin of

Martin Literary Management.

 

 

IN THE MATTER OF NIKOLA TESLA:

     - A Romance Of The Mind -

Available from Diversion Books in e-book or traditional book form, everywhere books are sold. 

        RAVE from the NEW YORK JOURNAL OF BOOKS!

** And hear the audio book from Audible.com, as masterfully read by Bernard Clark!

 

 

IMPOSSIBLE ODDS:

The Kidnapping of Jessica Buchanan

And Her Heroic Rescue by SEAL Team 6

             New York Times BESTSELLER

       WINNER OF THE USA BOOKS NEWS

                   2013 BEST MEMOIR

 

This book was released by Atria Books at Simon & Schuster on May 14, 2013 and debuted on the New York Times Bestseller list.       

 

** Anthony also reads on the audio book from Audible.com.

 

 

New in APRIL, 2017 from REVELL BOOKS:

TAKING MY LIFE BACK

My Story of Faith, Determination, and Surviving

the Boston Marathon Bombing

by Rebekah Gregory with Anthony Flacco

* Starred review in Publisher's Weekly! (2/13/17)