About Greg Marano


Greg Marano, founder and owner of The Syracuse Pen, has studied writing and English literature in the United States and Great Britain, with short fiction pieces published in both countries. His international and award-winning domestic journalism has appeared in Gannett newspapers, and short opinion pieces have appeared in The Atlantic and The New York Times.

Mr. Marano holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communication from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, where he was the commencement speaker at his graduation, and holds a master’s degree in education from Marist College. He lives outside Syracuse, N.Y. with his wife and son.