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Gary Phillips

Gary Phillips‘s short stories have appeared, most recently, in Los Angeles Noir (Akashic) and in Full House (G.P. Putnam’s Sons). He is a member of PEN and past national board member of the Mystery Writers of America.


  • May 26, 2008

    Tiny Soap Bubbles

    This Week: Kang and Valdez explore each other's bodies and minds, and somebody gets a gun slapped upside their head.

    Gary Phillips

  • May 19, 2008

    Wheels Within Wheels

    This week in Citizen Kang, a gun is brandished, feelings get hurt, clandestine meetings are suggested, and the watcher is watched.

    Gary Phillips

  • May 12, 2008

    Memory Lane

    This week's episode: Mysterious billionaire Mace Gilmore looks back and finds the future wanting.

    Gary Phillips

  • May 5, 2008

    Pillow Talk

    This week's episode: Cyrus Kang and Conrad Waller find driving in LA can be hazardous, Congresswoman Kang and a LAPD detective get down.

    Gary Phillips

  • April 28, 2008

    Bumpy Ride

    This week's episode: Congresswoman Kang's brother learns more than he wants to know about how deep in the Big Muddy he is.

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  • April 21, 2008

    Ceremonies of the Strange

    In this week's episode of our political novella, Congresswoman Kang finds the trail to the truth is more crooked than straight.

    Gary Phillips

  • April 14, 2008

    Strangers in the Night

    This week's episode: Kang tries the indirect route to the truth and finds some things are just tough to swallow.

    Gary Phillips

  • Fiction April 7, 2008

    Seems Like Old Times

    This week's episode: Dieter Countryman reminisces about the good ol' days of selling the first Gulf War; Connie Waller gets his freak on in Vegas.

    Gary Phillips

  • March 27, 2008

    Girl Talk

    This week's episode of Citizen Kang: The Congresswoman and a lobbyist get down with some cuisine and chat about evildoers, while the game's afoot in other quarters.

    Gary Phillips

  • March 24, 2008

    Things That Go Bump in the Night

    This week's episode of Citizen Kang: Congresswoman Kang has some lascivious ideas about a certain cop, her shot-at chief of staff returns to town and all manner of deviltry is about to jump off.

    Gary Phillips