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Geoffrey Becker

Geoffrey Becker’s most recent books of fiction are Hot Springs and Black Elvis. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland, and teaches at Towson University. He often gets up in the middle of the night to study YouTube videos of obscure guitarists or to shake out his seven-year-old son’s dream catcher.

— From November 2013
Fiction

How It Would Come

When the doorbell rang, Alice put down her pencil and took another drag on her cigarette. It was nearly noon; the entire morning had somehow gotten away from her. Peering out through the yellowed blinds, she saw a Pittsfield police cruiser parked at the curb.

November 2013
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