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Steve Romagnoli Cahuita

Steve teaches Ethics and Literature at the Bedford Hills Maximum Security Prison for Women and Fordham University.  Before that, he taught at-risk youth at homeless shelters, drug rehabs and incarcerated programs throughout New York City.  His novel, Ghetto Dogs, was published by the Alternative Book Press (August 2016).  His short stories have appeared in numerous magazines including: The Mid-American Review, The Carolina Quarterly, Gargoyle Magazine, and Beat to a Pulp.  He’s had five plays produced in New York City, including, Stealing Heaven, running off-Broadway at the Samuel Beckett Theater.  His play, Skip to My Lou, opened at The Theater for the New City in February, 2016

Published Play:  "I Can't Breathe” Off The Wall Plays, 2024


Play Awards and Nominations:
Broad Horizons Theatre Award 2023: "Blood Will Have Blood" 
Royer Excellence in Playwrighting Award 2021:  "I Can't Breathe" 
O'Neill Nationalist Playwrights Conference Finalist:  
"Blood Will Have Blood" 2023
"Skip to My Lou" 2015


Steve resides with his family in Bushwick and Cahuita. 

Member: PEN America & Dramatists Guild

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