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Featured: HENRY CHANG

Henry Chang is a native son of New York City’s Chinatown, where he sets his stories, from the underbelly of the immigrant demimonde. He’s been a lighting consultant, and a freelance journalist. He has been a Security Director for the Trump Organization, and for corporate and retail Loss Prevention. A local product, he attended Pratt Institute, and graduated from CCNY.  He resides in the Chinatown area of Lower Manhattan—“in the old ‘hood,” as he calls it. He is currently working on his fifth book in the NYPD Detective Jack Yu series.

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FESTIVALS AND CONFERENCES IN GENERAL; BOUCHERCON IN PARTICULAR

MWA-NY President Emerita and Chair of the Festivals and Conferences Committee Patricia King rounds up information and anecdotes about some of the most popular events for writers out there.

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WHY WRITERS SHOULDN’T DRINK

“Are you killing time?” she asked. “Yes,” I said, “and I’ve got the bar tab to prove it.” “Would you like some company?”  She sat down on the stool to my right without waiting for an answer. She was not what you would call a pretty woman, but sitting in the bar at O’Hare, two […]

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IN SEARCH OF KERMIT JAEDIKER

“The tall hawk-faced Holder and the curvy brown-haired Lynnor Gershenson were lovers and what made their lovemaking so fascinating to the police was that Holder’s wife had been murdered.” You would be excused for assuming that this wonderful sentence is lifted from one of those paperback pulp novels, a bit of classic hardboiled detective fiction. […]

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