Jerry’s short stories have appeared in the Bellevue Literary Review, Harpur Palate, the Briar Cliff Review, the Potomac Review, and Karamu, among other literary magazines. One of his stories, “The Last Laugh,” was identified as a Distinguished Story in the 2004 Best American Mystery Stories.

Best American Mystery Stories 2020

Jerry’s short story, “Home Movie,” has been selected for inclusion in this year’s Best American Mystery Stories (Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt). The story first appeared in the spring 2019 issue of the Briar Cliff Review. The Best American collection will be available in bookstores in the fall.

Recently Published Stories

“Transgressions” in Harpur Palate, Winter & Spring 2018, Vol 17, Number 2
“Home Movie” in the Briar Cliff Review, Spring 2019

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