Pete Madzelan resides in New Mexico with his wife and cat, Manny. Currently has fiction in The Dying Goose and will have photography in Bellingham Review and Foliate Oak Literary Magazine. Previously, his photography has appeared in San Pedro River Review, Catcus Heart, convergence: journal of poetry and art, and Vine Leaves Literary Journal; fiction and poetry published in literary journals, including Cigale Literary Magazine, Bellowing Ark, Wind; essays in a variety of publications including the Santa Fe Reporter and Minor League News. He has independently published his first novel Blues From the Mirror.
He earned a degree in History from Southern Illinois University. Relaxing moments find him traveling and studying the southwest; visiting breweries and enjoying photography, baseball and music from a select group of songwriters, which are needed outlets away from his yearly failed experience at gardening.