Gene Krupa’s Never-Before-Published Science Fiction Story (a short story)

This short story won a 1994 Associated Writing Programs Intro Fiction Award and was first published in the Fall 1994 edition of Hayden's Ferry Review. It presages my novel Flicker in the Porthole Glass as an attempt to mythologize my experiences living in Philadelphia in the mid-1980s. It also attempts to comment on the nature…

The Matter of the Krupa Manuscript

This is an experiment in film, music, and short fiction I prepared in advance of a reading I gave at the University of Maine in 2007. It blends clips of Gene Krupa, Krupa's music, my photographs of Philadelphia and other urban locales, and excerpts from my short story, "Gene Krupa's Never-Before-Published Science Fiction Story."