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Selected Short Fiction

  • The Rats (The Connecticut Writer, 1990)
  • Fathers (The Louisville Review, 1992; All the Ways Home, New Victoria Publishers, 1995)
  • Buster Lives (The North American Review, 1993)
  • Old Friends
  • Dexter Again
  • Dorothy in Love
  • Meghan and Rudy
  • Missing Pieces
  • The Man Who Missed the Superbowl
  • The Secret of Life
  • The Thing in Beaman's Gully
  • Touched

Selected Articles

  • "Relativity Speaking" (Boston Globe Magazine, May 22, 1983)
  • "Anatomy of a Brawl" (Boston Observer, October 1, 1982)
  • "Banned in Baileyville" (Northeast Magazine/Hartford Courant, June 27, 1982)
  • "Notes from the Underground" (The Boston Phoenix, February 9, 1982)
  • "Christmas Times: Summoning the Ghosts" (The Boston Phoenix, March 17, 1981)
  • "Curb's Eye View: Twenty-Four Hours on Boylston Street" (The Boston Monthly, November 1980)
  • "What Have They Done with the Bard? A Neighborhood Saloon in Transition" (Beacon/The Boston Herald American, November 14, 1976)

Selected Columns

"Beyond Boston" (The Boston Monthly, February 1981 – April 1982), was a series on the towns surrounding Boston, defining a different town each month in terms of its demography and geography, history and industry, issues and quality of life.

  • "Newton By the Dozen" (April 1982)
  • "Chelsea Mourning" (March 1982)
  • "Brookline: The Best of Boston" (February 1982)
  • "Watertown After the Wars" (December 1981)
  • "The Discreet Charm of the Wellesoisie" (November 1981)
  • "Salem's Lot" (October 1981)
  • "Watch on Waltham" (September 1981)
  • "The Wilder Shores of Wellfleet" (August 1981)
  • "Lexington, America" (July 1981)
  • "Milton Migrations" (June 1981)
  • "Making It in Marblehead" (May 1981)
  • "All Quiet on the Weston Front" (April 1981)
  • "Forever in Everett" (March 1981)
  • "Belmont Beatitudes" (February 1981)

Humor

  • "Tie One On" (The Boston Phoenix, December 15, 1981)
  • "Whoopee! Jokes shops are places you can go and find out how to be funny. Honest." (City Limits Magazine, May 1981)