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To maintain the flow of submissions year-round, I'm reviving our weekly poetry prompt. Each week, I'll challenge you to write about crimes beginning with a particular letter of the alphabet. We'll cycle through the alphabet twice each year. Notice we will c...
To maintain the flow of submissions year-round, I'm reviving our weekly poetry prompt. Each week, I'll challenge you to write about crimes beginning with a particular letter of the alphabet. We'll cycle through the alphabet t...
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Declaration of Coexistence
© by Gerald So | geraldso.blogspot.com My family emigrated to the United States in late 1974, in part because martial law had been declared in the Philippines. Everyone has nits to pick with the state of the Union. Nothing is run as well as it should be, bu...
© by Gerald So | geraldso.blogspot.com My family emigrated to the United States in late 1974, in part because martial law had been declared in the Philippines. Everyone has nits to pick with the state of the Union. Nothing is...
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He's a Thief, He's a Liar, He's a Treetop Flyer...
© by Gerald So | geraldso.blogspot.com With nods to Steve Miller and Steven Stills and featuring John Ricotta's C.J. Stone theme, here's a trailer I made to promote Pulp Modern #7 and my new Stone story "King of the Sea":
© by Gerald So | geraldso.blogspot.com With nods to Steve Miller and Steven Stills and featuring John Ricotta's C.J. Stone theme, here's a trailer I made to promote Pulp Modern #7 and my new Stone story "King of the Sea":
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At The Five Two: "Left Hook Tony" by Catfish McDaris
© by Gerald So | geraldso.blogspot.com Catfish McDaris returns with a poem read by ring announcer and fellow Five-Two alum Steve Peacock: Today, June 30, is the last day to submit to The Five Two's summer crime poetry contest .
© by Gerald So | geraldso.blogspot.com Catfish McDaris returns with a poem read by ring announcer and fellow Five-Two alum Steve Peacock: Today, June 30, is the last day to submit to The Five Two's summer crime poetry contes...
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Steve Peacock, Voice of The Five-Two
Steve is a writer and emcee/ring announcer/voice talent who was born in the Bronx and now lives in New Jersey. His poetry has appeared in The Five-Two , Monkeybicycle , Edison Literary Review , and InDigest . An excerpt from his true-crime memoir-in-progres...
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© by Gerald So | geraldso.blogspot.com Intersecting the anniversary of Kenneth Millar/Ross Macdonald's death, a poem inspired by his creation, California private eye Lew Archer: I'm now accepting poems for publication in Aug...
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"The Courier" by Dan Fesperman
In Agents of Treachery , ed. Otto Penzler, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, 2010. In 1958, former B-17 gunner and spy Bill Tobin is working at the Federal Records Center, tasked with deciding which documents from World War II get burned, declassified, or locked ...
In Agents of Treachery, ed. Otto Penzler, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, 2010. In 1958, former B-17 gunner and spy Bill Tobin is working at the Federal Records Center, tasked with deciding which documents from World War II get b...
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Pulp Modern #7
© by Gerald So | geraldso.blogspot.com I'm pleased to have a new story, "King of The Sea", in Issue 7 of Alec Cizak's Pulp Modern , now on sale . "King of the Sea" is my tenth story about 1930s aviator C.J. Stone, who happily fits the issue's "Thieves and L...
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At The Five-Two: "Girls' Night Out" by Kayla Wheeler
© by Gerald So | geraldso.blogspot.com This week's poem was chosen by guest editor and Voice of the Five-Two Annabelle Edwards, "Girls' Night Out" by New Hampshire slam poet Kayla Wheeler: I'm seeking original poems to be published at The Five-Two this July...
© by Gerald So | geraldso.blogspot.com This week's poem was chosen by guest editor and Voice of the Five-Two Annabelle Edwards, "Girls' Night Out" by New Hampshire slam poet Kayla Wheeler: I'm seeking original poems to be pu...
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  • Hofstra University
    English/Creative Writing, 1992 - 1996
    Bachelor of Arts
  • Queens College, City University of New York
    Creative Writing, 1997 - 1998
    Master of Arts
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I'm a freelance writer, editor of The 5-2: Crime Poetry Weekly, reviewer of books, television, film, and moderator of discussion groups including The Short Mystery Fiction Society. I was fiction editor for The Thrilling Detective Web Site (2001-'09) and an adjunct English professor at Hofstra University (1998-2004).
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