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William Baer’s fiction has been awarded a Creative Writing Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. He is the author of two collections of short stories: Times Square and Other Stories and One-and-Twenty Tales. His short stories have been published in numerous literary journals and magazines, including The Iowa Review, Kansas Quarterly, Mississippi Valley Review, and The Dalhousie Review.

 

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New Jersey Noir
(Able Muse Press)

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“An accomplished poet, playwright, and short-story writer, William Baer has turned to crime, creating a brilliant debut novel, the hard-boiled whodunit New Jersey Noir. ” – Hollis Seamon

“Not since Donna Tartt’s The Secret History have I read a novel as mesmerizing, engrossing, and delectable as William Baer’s New Jersey Noir.” – Terri Brown-Davidson

“Jack Colt, the private investigator in William Baer’s New Jersey Noir, romances the genre to the suspenseful effect that JJ “Jake” Gittes achieves in Roman Polanski’s acclaimed Chinatown.” – Dennis Must

 

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