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Steven  Axelrod

Steven Axelrod holds an MFA in writing from Vermont College of the Fine Arts and remains a member of the Writers Guild of America (west), though he hasn’t worked in Hollywood for several years. Poisoned Pen Press will be kicking off his Henry Kennis Nantucket mystery series in January, with Nantucket Sawbuck. The second installment, Nantucket Five-Spot, is scheduled for 2015. He’s also publishing his dark noir thriller Heat of the Moment next year with Gutter Books. Two excerpts from that novel have appeared in the most recent issues of “BigPulp” and “PulpModern” magazines. Steven’s work can be also be found on line at TheGoodmenProject and Salon.com. A father of two, he lives on Nantucket Island where he writes novels and paints houses, often at the same time, much to the annoyance of his customers. His web site is here.

Essays

Father

Shaken Not Stirred, The Author Who Invented James Bond

Gloria Goforth, A Life

Escape and Escapism: The Jane Whitefield Novels of Thomas Perry

The Parkinson’s Diaries

My First Job

Childhood

What it’s like living here — Steven Axelrod on Nantucket

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Reviews

Wind in the Birch Trees: Review of Haruki Murakami’s Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Dystopia Now: Review of Xu Zechen’s Running Through Beijing

The Mural and the Eyelash: Review of Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch

A Dream Within a Dream Within a Dream: A Review of The Fata Morgana Books by Jonathan Littell

Love Song for a City of the Dead: A Review of The Mehlis Report by Rabee Jaber

Desecration & Reconciliation in Shirley Falls, Maine: Review of The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout

A Heart in the Outside World: A Review of Revenge, Eleven Dark Tales, by Yoko Ogawa

Book of Raunch: A Review of Nicholson Baker’s House of Holes

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Also

2010 First Annual Memoir-in-a-Box Contest: THE WINNER!

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