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Eckhard Gerdes

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Eckhard Gerdes is an American-born novelist & editor. He earned his MFA in creative writing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

He's author of thirteen published books of fiction:
Projections ['86 Depth Charge] a novella
Ring in a River ['89 Depth Charge] a novel
Truly Fine Citizen ['92 Highlander] a novel
Cistern Tawdry ['02 Fugue State] a novel
Przewalski's Horse ['06 Red Hen] a novel
The Million-Year Centipede, or, Liquid Structures ['07 Raw Dog Screaming] a novel
Nin & Nan ['08 Bizarro] a novella
My Landlady the Lobotomist ['08 Raw Dog Screaming] a novel
The Unwelcome Guest and Nin and Nan ['10 Enigmatic Ink] two novellas
Hugh Moore ['10 Civil Coping Mechanisms, '15 Heroinum] a novel
Three Psychedelic Novellas ['12 Enigmatic I
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Average rating: 4.11 · 407 ratings · 48 reviews · 33 distinct works
My Landlady the Lobotomist

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How to Read

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The Million-Year Centipede

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Donna I am not a writer though I wish I was!


Gretchen Thanks for making me a friend. If it's to much to ask, why did you make me a friend?


Bradley Hello Eckhard, I hope you are having a good day! =)

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