Peter Magliocco was born in Glendale, CA, USA, in 1948 and educated in the public schools there. He earned a B.A. in fine art from California State University at Northridge. He's single and a military veteran of the Viet Nam war era, and has worked in the security field for several years while freelancing his art, poetry, and fiction to various alternative and literary-oriented publications. He lives in Las Vegas.