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“Southside Valentine” on Akashic’s Mondays Are Murder

My flash story “Southside Valentine,” which takes place in the Rodney Playground in Williamsburg, is now up as part of Akashic Books’ Mondays Are Murder series of short crime fiction stories. Here is an excerpt: Detective Almodovar, half Polish, half Puerto Rican, sits in the playground at the corner of

“Crazy, Am I? We’ll See Whether I’m Crazy or Not.”

I’ll be trying to mumble something coherent, which should be scary enough, at The Bicenntennial of Frankenstein panel at the Bronx Music Heritage Center, 1303 Louis Nine Blvd., Bronx, N.Y., on October 27. To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s novel, they’ll be showing the 1931 Frankenstein film with a