I'm currently working on a memoir of how we became a family. Stay tuned for the release date and further information.


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We Found Our Son in the Subway, an essay I contributed to the New York Times Townies column, was published on February 28th, 2013.


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First aired during The Situation Room, Joe Johns reports for CNN. Direct link to story on CNN web site. Video below.


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Appearance on Anderson Live.


The Brian Lehrer Show

Peter Mercurio and Danny Stewart on WNYC Brian Lehrer Show

Above: Pete & Danny in the WNYC studio just before going on air.

Below: Listen to our 15 minutes with fill-in host, Mike Pesca.

Direct link to WNYC Brian Lehrer.


NBC New York

Direct link to NBC.


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Magazine Articles

Red UK   Reader's Digest   MC_Aus

My work has been published in various magazines in the US and around the world, including the UK, South Africa, Austrailia, and Denmark. Check them out here.


O'Neill Semi-finalist

Hatch Art

Hatch, my latest play, was a semi-finalist for the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's 2014 National Playwrights Conference. Read a brief synopsis.