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ABOUT Steven Axelrod

Steven Axelrod holds an MFA in writing from Vermont College of the Fine Arts and remains a member of the Writers Guild of America (west). Poisoned Pen Press will be kicking off his Henry Kennis Nantucket mystery series in January, with Nantucket Sawbuck. The second installment,Nantucket Five-Spot, is scheduled for 2015. He's also publishing his dark noir thriller Heat of the Moment next year, with Gutter Books. Two excerpts from that novel have appeared in the most recent issues of "BigPulp" and "PulpModern" magazines. Newly elevated to the masthead at the on-line arts journal "Numero Cinq", his most recent articles include a review of Arabic author Rebee Jaber;s The Mehlis Report  and a multi-media biographical essay about his father, noted playwright and screenwriter George Axelrod. Steven's work can be also be found on line, at ThreGoodmenProject and A father of two, he lives on Nantucket Island where he writes novels and paints houses, often at the same time, much to the annoyance of his customers.



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