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About timothygager

Timothy Gager is the author of fourteen books of short fiction and poetry. Every Day There Is Something About Elephants, a book of 108 flash fictions, was released by Big Table Publishing in 2018. He's hosted the successful Dire Literary Series in Cambridge, Massachusetts since 2001 and was the co-founder of The Somerville News Writers Festival. He has had over 500 works of fiction and poetry published and of which thirteen have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. His work has been read on National Public Radio. Timothy is the Fiction Editor of The Wilderness House Literary Review, the founding co-editor of The Heat City Literary Review. A graduate of the University of Delaware, Timothy lives in Dedham, Massachusetts and is employed as a social worker.

Flash Fiction by Timothy Gager

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Hello published writers of dead links…

Hello published writers of dead links….

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Episode 13 – Timothy Gager!

Originally posted on The SAFTAcast:
Here it is – lucky #13 with Timothy Gager! Tim comes on the show and we discuss a myriad of topics in seemingly short time. The Carpenters, child stars, old TV, classic rock, The Who,…

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Trying Not to Be a Hypocrite in the Asking for Money World

Half of this campaign will to to charity! http://www.timothygager.blogspot.com/2014/07/trying-not-to-be-hypocrite-in-asking.html

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Nearsightedness

Originally posted on The Citron Review:
By Timothy Gager ? as strong winds lift the unfastened off the ground, you barely notice what races beneath me— when you rode me wept at completion, propelled yourself an arrow toward me, such…

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C.D. Collins, Sinvergüenza

Why is it C.D.’s most gritty: My most gritty story is about cocaine addiction. Sinvergüenza by C.D. Collins A coke head and a junkie are two different things. With junk you hit up and just drop out. You feel very … Continue reading

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Brian Sousa, One Night in Salvador

Why it’s Brian’s most gritty: “This is the grittiest story that I have ever written because although I pass it off as fiction, it is 90% true, and based on some of the dumbest decisions I’ve ever made.”   One … Continue reading

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Steve Glines, “War Stories 4”

Why it is Steve’s most gritty: I first heard most of the story back in the 1970′s when I was drinking beer with some Vietnam War vets. When we got drunk enough I asked the question, “Did you ever kill … Continue reading

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Matt Potter’s, Earlier Again

  Why it’s Matt’s most gritty: “Well, the explanation and the images used are certainly the most graphic I’ve had published, and perhaps the most basic, but there’s a disconnection, a lack of intimacy that often goes with descriptions of intimate actions. … Continue reading

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Jackie Corley is late! She’s gritty and late!

It’s my fault I lost track of time and product. Six days late NG is proud to present the amazing former whiz kid, Jackie Corley–boss of Word Riot for over ten years. Here is what she has to say about … Continue reading

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