Meet the Poet
Gary Beck has spent most of his adult life as a theater director, and as an art dealer when he couldn’t make a living in theater. He has 11 published chapbooks. His poetry collections include: Days of Destruction (Skive Press), Expectations (Rogue Scholars Press), Dawn in Cities, Assault on Nature, Songs of a Clerk, Civilized Ways, and Displays (Winter Goose Publishing), Fault Lines, Perceptions, and Tremors and Perturbations (to be published by Winter Goose Publishing), Conditioned Response (Nazar Look), and Resonance (Dreaming Big Press). His novels include: Extreme Change (Cogwheel Press), Acts of Defiance (Artema Press), and Flawed Connections (Black Rose Writing). Call to Valor will soon be published by Gnome on Pigs Productions. His short story collection is entitled, A Glimpse of Youth (Sweatshoppe Publications), and Now I Accuse and Other Stories will be published soon by Winter Goose Publishing. His original plays and translations of Moliere, Aristophanes and Sophocles have been produced Off Broadway. His poetry, fiction and essays have appeared in hundreds of literary magazines. He currently lives in New York City. Read.