Essay Published

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We Found Our Son in the Subway, a piece I contributed to the New York Times Townies column 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.


Anderson Live

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 site.


News 4 New York



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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.


Hatch Art

Hatch, my latest play, was a semi-finalist for the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's 2014 National Playwrights Conference. If you're interested in reading the script, click the "script request" button in the menu above. Read a brief synopsis.

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A film script about my son, an abandoned newborn who was found by my partner, and how we became a family. More info at