...the official website of Central Coast author
Ted Gargiulo Jr
. . Ted's stories and essays have appeared inThe San Jose Mercury News, The Monterey County Herald, Wilde Times, The Gamut and The Fringe. Born in New York City, this former stage actor and prize-winning author lives with his wife in Seaside, California. His columns appear regularly in Foolish Times, a monthly humor magazine on the Central Coast.
.Ted is currently compiling a collection of his essays, to be published next year.
Announcing: the long awaited release
of Ted's latest book of fiction!
THE MAN WHO INVENTED NEW JERSEY is one of eleven standalone narratives featured in Ted Gargiulos first new work of fiction since He In Me. Fans of the authors previous opus will find much to chew on in this smart, well-balanced collection. From pimples to Puccini, skirts to cell phones, fantasy and cultural satire; tales of fathers and faraway places, misfits and malcontents, rites of passage, rites of redemption, games of pretend, stories about storiesthese deftly crafted inventions present a veritable smorgasbord of human experience and insight thats heady, passionate, peppered with irony and heartbreak, and as unabashedly eccentric as anything the author has produced thus far. Anyone hungry for a compelling, outside-the-box literary experience would do well to check out the items on this storyteller's menu. Theyre sure to engage the reader on the deepest, most personal levels, keep him entertained and remain with him long after the meal is finished.
Available in hardcover (print on demand) through Amazon at
...or in a downloadable KINDLE (digital) edition at
For more pieces of Ted's mind...
Behold: the book no one in
literary circles dares talk about!
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