Guy Gallo was born and raised in New Orleans and has lived in the Northeast since escaping soon after high school.
Among his produced screenplays: Under the Volcano, directed by John Huston; Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, directed by Peter Hunt; The Enormous Radio, an episode of Tales from the Dark Side.
His poetry and fiction have been published in BOMB and the Mississippi Review.
Guy has taught screenwriting at the Film Division of the Columbia University School of the Arts for over twenty years. He also teaches at Columbia and Barnard College. And has taught the history of modern drama at Princeton and NYU.