“Some babies are born into their families. Some are adopted. This is the story of how one baby found his family in the New York City subway.”

Our Subway Baby

A new chidren’s picture book from Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House, expected to arrive on September 15, 2020.

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Read We Found Our Son in the Subway at the New York Times.

HATCH is semi-finalist for O'Neill National Playwrights Conference & AACT NewPlayFest

Hatch was a selected as a semi-finalist for the AACT NewPlayFest and Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s National Playwrights Conference.

More info about Hatch here. If you’re interested in reading, developing, or producing the play, please contact me.

Two Spoons Ink

Creative Loafing, Tampa Bay:

“Mercurio’s dialogue is so polished that you can’t help but enjoy it for its efficiency and intelligence. You also have to like his many story-telling devices.”

HX, New York City:

“Mercurio’s dialogue is so polished that you can’t help but enjoy it for its efficiency and intelligence. You also have to like his many story-telling devices.”

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Before You Go

Dear Kevin, When you were little you didn’t like when we over explained things to you. You were an extremely curious kid. (You still are.) Like a detective you’d ask a lot of questions to get at the truth, or at least your understanding of it. But once your curiosity had been satisfied, you wanted us to stop talking.

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Monologue published

The Late Bus, a monologue for a teenage boy was recently published in Best Contemporary Monologues for Kids Ages 7-15.

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For more information about my plays, screenplays, books, or family’s story, or to inquire about media rights, interviews, or speaking engagements, or to just say “hi,” I’d love to hear from you. Please contact me here.

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