Mike Montali is a published songwriter and poet, born and raised in New York City to Italian immigrants. He is the lead singer and founding member of the prolific rock & roll band, Hollis Brown. Known for their exuberant, deftly curated performances and epic international tours, the must-see live act boasts a devoted global fanbase. Throughout his time as a musician, between tours, he has worked every job in the service industry, from dish washer to manager. Currently enrolled as an MFA Candidate for Creative Writing at the City College of New York, he resides in Queens with his wife Andrea and dog Otis.