As literary manager and dramaturge of Chicago's Organic Theater Company, Larry Santoro led the script development arm of one of the nation's leading producing theaters.
As story supervisor and associate producer of the syndicated television series, "Hyde & Seeke," Larry wrote, directed and supervised production during the comedy/mystery show’s first season.
In 2001, the Horror Writers Association nominated his novella “God Screamed and Screamed, Then I Ate Him” for a Bram Stoker Award in long fiction.
His production of Gene Wolfe's "The Tree Is My Hat" was presented at WORLD HORROR CON 2002. Introduced by Gahan Wilson, the audio drama featured a performance by best selling author Neil Gaiman. Larry’s script was nominated for a Stoker Award in 2003. A compact disc of the production is available.
His first novel, JUST NORTH OF NOWHERE, was published in 2007.
A collection of his short fiction, DRINK FOR THE THIRST TO COME, will be published by Silverthought Press in June, 2011.
A expanded version of JUST NORTH OF NOWHERE, will be published in several e-formats at about the same time.