Marc Palmieri

  • Assistant Professor, Communication Studies
Marc Palmieri

B.A Wake Forest University

M.A. CUNY, The City College of New York

M.F.A. CUNY, The City College of New York

Art & Epilepsy, Communication Challenges and Epilepsy, Online Theatre, Theatre Education, Voice, Speech and Performance, University Theatre and College Athletics,


Prof. Palmieri teaches both face-to-face, blended and remote General Education courses as well as courses in the Communication Studies, Media Studies and English programs. He taught at the graduate and undergraduate level for 12 years at The City College of New York's English Department. 


  • Palmieri, Marc. She Danced With Lightning, Post Hill Press, 2022
  • Palmieri, Marc. Waiting For The Host, Dramatists Play Service, Inc. 2021
  • Palmieri, Marc. S(cool) Days, Plays for Middle Schoolers. Brooklyn Publishers, 2020
  • Palmieri, Marc. The Groundling, Dramatists Play Service, Inc., 2015.
  • Palmieri, Marc. Levittown, A Play in Two Acts. Dramatists Play Service, Inc., 2007.
  • Palmieri, Marc. Carl the Second. Dramatists Play Service, Inc., 2004.
  • Palmieri, Marc. Poor Fellas. Dramatists Play Service Inc., 2000


  • Palmieri, Marc. “Living Life while Living with Epilepsy [Guest Essay].” Newsday, 5 Nov. 2022.

Literary Journals:

  • Palmieri, Marc, Birds and the Man, (Re) An Ideas Journal, February 2021
  • Palmieri, Marc, Neighbors, Global City Review, Summer 2020
  • Palmieri, Marc. I.Q. Test, Fiction Issue #64, Fall 2019
  • Palmieri, Marc. “On the ‘Ripening of Intellectual Powers’”, The Keats Letters Project, Penn State University, January 2018
  • Palmieri, Marc. When I Wore Floods, Fiction Issue #59, Spring 2013
  • Palmieri, Marc. New Jersey, 1983, Promethean Literary Journal, Spring 2007
  • Palmieri, Marc. Career Week, Promethean Literary Journal, Spring 2004


  • Silverman, Larry, editor. The Best Ten-Minute Plays of 2020, Smith & Kraus, Inc., 2021
  • Harbison, Lawrence, editor. The Best Women’s Monologues of 2020, Rowman & Littlefield & Applause Books, 2020
  • Dalton, Mary, editor. Sharing Gratitude. Library Partners Press, 2019
  • Harbison, Lawrence, editor. 25 10-Minute Plays for Kids, Applause Books, 2015
  • Harbison, Lawrence, editor. The Best Stage Monologues for Men of 2015, Smith & Kraus, Inc. 2015
  • Harbison, Lawrence, editor. The Best Stage Scenes of 2007, Smith & Kraus, 2008
  • Lepidus, D.L. The Best Stage Scenes of 2002, Smith & Kraus, Inc. 2003
  • Lepidus, D.L. The Best Stage Monologues for Men of 2002, Smith & Kraus, Inc. 2003


2022 Mercy College Center for Teaching and Learning Teaching Excellence Award: Faculty Innovation Award

2016 Lincoln Center Billy Rose Performing Arts Archives: Upon curator request, Levittown and The Groundling original production manuscripts housed at library
2015 Newsday: “Long Island Rising Star” (The Groundling)

2009 New York Times: “Critic’s Pick” (Levittown, Theatre at Saint Clements)

2006 Backstage: “Critic’s Pick” (Levittown, Axis Company)

2003 Jerome Lowell DuJur Award in Creative Writing, CCNY English Dept.(Carl The Second)