Eugene Mirabelli (Gene) was born in 1931. In 1959 he married Margaret Ann Black and together they had three children and, as life went on, many grandchildren. Gene retired from teaching in 1995 and is a Professor Emeritus at SUNY-Albany. His wife, Margaret, an editor and book reviewer, died unexpectedly in 2010.
Gene is a writer chiefly of novels (his first was published in 1959) and his most recent book, published by McPherson & Co., is Renato After Alba, It is a follow-up to Renato, the Painter, his previous novel which was was awarded the top prize in the 2013 Independent Publisher (IPPY) Book awards. Renato After Alba won a bronze medal, third prize, in literary fiction. More information about Renato After Alba and Renato, the Painter, as well as his other works, is available at mirabelli.net.
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