Tom Misuraca was born and raised in Boston, where he received a degree in Writing, Publishing and Literature from Emerson College. His first story, If You Look At It, You May Die, appeared in Emerson's Hyena Magazine. Since then, his short stories have appeared in over eighty publications worldwide. In 2009, Tom’s vampire parody novel, Lifestyles of the Damned, was published by James A. Rock & Company.
Tom was a late bloomer in the theater world, but his writing fit it perfectly. Over fifty of his one-act plays have been produced in almost every major city in the United States as well the UK. He has won multiple audience favorite awards.
Within the span of a year, four of Tom’s full-lengths were produced in Southern California: Geeks! The Musical, The ParaAbnormals, Edgar and Tenants. All played to sold out crowds and great reviews. Geeks! went on to be produced Off-Off Broadway in October 2013 and in San Diego in the summer of 2014.
In 2014, he won two playwriting awards: The Pickering Award for his old-age superhero play, Golden Age, which was produced at the Tibbits Opera House in Michigan; and the Las Vegas Little Theatre New Works award for Little Black Book, which was produced in Las Vegas in April. Within one month, four of his new full-length plays were seleceted for staged readings by four different theater companies in Los Angeles.
In 2015, Golden Age was produced in McKinney Texas and The eBook of Love was produced at The Las Vegas Little Theatre. He had the most short plays produced and stage read than any previous year, including Manservant 3000 being produced in Seoul and Daejeon, Korea.
2016 kicked off with two of his short plays being produced by the Whitefire Theatre, who twice annually feature his work in their Shorts festivals. In April, his ten-minute play, Falling Bodies, won the first O'Shadow Fest. And his full-length, all-female, horror/comedy, Demonic Housewives, produced by Force of Nature Productions, sold out over half its run at The Archway Theatre in North Hollywood. He was also accepted into the New Works Studio and Scripps Ranch Theatre in San Diego. He spent nine months developing a new play, Cyber-O. It was stage read there in September and the revisions will be stage read at the Asylum Theatre in Las Vegas in November.
In 2017, his one-act play, Cocktail Party, was runner-up audience favorite at The College at Brockport's Festival of Ten X. Five of his short plays were produced at Whitefire Theatere's Spring Shorts, one of four Los Angeles theater companies showcasing his work wihtin one month. And in Chicago, many of his funny short radio plays are being produced on Small Fish Radio's weekly podcast.
He is a member of the Dramatist Guild, the Los Angeles Alliance of Playwrights and FirstStage LA where he served as President of the Board for four years.
When he’s not writing, he works as a freelance graphic designer. He enjoys yoga, dancing, music and reading.