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Mitchell Waldman


Mitchell Waldman is the author of the story collections BROTHERS, FATHERS, AND OTHER STRANGERS and PETTY OFFENSES AND CRIMES OF THE HEART, as well as the novel A FACE IN THE MOON. His work has been published in numerous literary magazines and anthologies. Waldman also serves as the Fiction Editor for Blue Lake Review, and co-edited, with his partner, poet and journalist, Diana May-Waldman, HIP POETRY, and WOUNDS OF WAR:POETS FOR PEACE.

Books by Mitchell Waldman

Brothers, Fathers, and Other Strangers by Mitchell Waldman. Short Stories. Book cover
A short story collection about family dysfunction in a not-so-melded family, work, Adolf Hitler's alternative lives, and possible reincarnation, the spirit of Kurt Cobain, an angel giving an alcoholic men a chance at redemption, men seeking meaning in their lives beyond work and about God and faith. You'll also find stories regarding how a moment suspended in time can change one’s life forever. And stories of people living lives of desperation and those desperately seeking better lives, looking for answers for what has happened to get them where they are.
Fiction > Short Stories
A Face in the Moon by Mitchell Waldman. Book cover
A belated coming of age story, a story about first love, and the struggles of two young people to overcome the many obstacles that stand in their way to be together. Jack is leaving school and the state. Loni is heading abroad for the summer when something terrible happens. Will the two young lovers find their way back together and how do they handle their long forced separation?
Fiction > Romance
Petty Offenses and Crimes of the Heart by Mitchell Waldman. Book cover
The crimes involved in the stories in PETTY OFFENSES AND CRIMES OF THE HEART may sometimes be petty – a man who leaves a bag of cat droppings on his neighbor’s doorstep after learning about his past – and sometimes involve criminal types (the career criminals in “My Life of Crime” and “Missing Pieces”).
Fiction > Short Stories