Timothy Gager


Timothy Gager is the author of eight books of short fiction and poetry. His latest Treating a Sick Animal: Flash and Micro Fictions (Cervena Barva Press) features over forty stories, many previously published in various literary magazines. He has hosted the successful Dire Literary Series in Cambridge, Massachusetts every month for the past eleven years and is the co-founder of Somerville News Writers Festival.

His work has appeared in Night Train, Smokelong Quarterly, McSweeneys, Hobart, Twelve Stories, JMWW, The Smoking Poet, Word Riot, Skive, Dogzplot, Metazen, Six Sentences, 55 Word, Moinkeybicycle, The binnacle, Thieve's Jargon, Gutter Eloquence, Zygote in My Coffee, Fried Chicken and Coffee, Slurve, Poor Mojo's Almanac, MiCrow, Waterhouse Review, VerbSap, Riverbabble, Further Fenway Fiction, Final Fenway Fiction, The Blood Orange Review, Poems for All, Grey Sparrow Journal, Right Hand Pointing, GUD, Boston Poetry Journal (Bad Ass Edition), In Between Altered States, Edifice Wrecked, decomP, Blue Print Review, Barnstorm, Lit Up Magazine, Delmarva Review, Poesy and Ibbetson Street.

He has had over 250 works of fiction and poetry published since 2007 and of which nine have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. His work has been read on National Public Radio.

Timothy was formerly the Fiction Editor of The Wilderness House Literary Review, the founding co-editor of The Heat City Literary Review and has edited the book, Out of the Blue Writers Unite: A Book of Poetry and Prose from the Out of the Blue Art Gallery.

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