March 19th: Tim Gager Features

Stone Soup Poetry meets from 8-10 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery at 106 Prospect Street with an open mike sign-up at 7:30 p.m. On March 19th, Stone Soup welcomes Tim Gager back.

Timothy Gager is the author of Short Street and Twenty-SixPack, both collections of short fiction and the e-book, TheDamned Middle. His first book of poetry, The Same Corner of The Bar, is available through Ibbetson Street Press and his most recent, We Needed A Night Out, was released in 2006. He hosts the Dire Literary Series in Cambridge, Massachusetts every month and is the co-founder ofSomerville News Writers Festival.

His short stories appeared in Word Riot, Midnight Mind Magazine, Scene Boston, Theive's Jargon, The Insights Anthology, VerbSap, Swankwriting (83 Words), Story Garden and Write This Magazine. Timothy's poetry has been published in Ibbetson Street, Poems for All,Erato, Poetry Life and Times, Spare Change, The SomervilleNews, Generation X National Journal, High Horse, Third LungReview, 63 Channels and Poesy XXIV. His poetry has beennominated for two Cambridge Poetry Awards.

Timothy is the founding co-editor of The Heat City LiteraryReview and has edited the book, Out of the Blue WritersUnite: A Book of Poetry and Prose from the Out of the BlueArt Gallery.

A graduate of the University of Delaware, Timothy lives inDedham, Massachusetts and is employed as a social worker.

Click here for a sample of Tim Gager's work.