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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.

  • March 13, 2008

    Daydreaming and I’m Thinking of You

    This week's episode of Citizen Kang: The Congresswoman's chief of staff gets shot at and Kang lets her mind wander into dangerous territory.

    Gary Phillips

  • March 6, 2008

    The Bad Guys Bust a Move

    Our Story: Chet Kimbrough, Congresswoman Kang's Chief of Staff, does some investigating on his own and puts in motion events that will endanger him and hint at larger doings.

    Gary Phillips

  • March 1, 2008

    X, X, Baby…

    Our Story: Congresswoman Kang pays a visit on her aging slacker brother, and learns more than she'd care to know.

    Gary Phillips

  • February 22, 2008

    Sex and the Single Congresswoman

    Previous episode: Sex, politics and innuendo bubbles between Kang and the cop, and the Congresswoman decides to do some investigating her own damn self.

    Gary Phillips

  • February 14, 2008

    Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho

    Our Story: As the probe into the supposed suicide of her political mentor unfolds, Kang is grilled by an intriguing homicide cop, and suddenly new troubles develop.

    Gary Phillips

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  • February 7, 2008

    Get on the Good Foot

    Cynthia Kang is backstage in this episode, but rest assured, the heat is still on.

    Gary Phillips

  • January 31, 2008


    The night after the funeral of her friend and mentor, Congresswoman Kang learns that all is not what it seems...

    Gary Phillips

  • January 24, 2008

    Fairy Tales

    At her mentor's funeral, Cynthia Kang revisits ghosts of the past, receives a cryptic message, and watches the detectives watching her.

    Gary Phillips

  • January 17, 2008

    Suicide Is Painless

    Kang's political mentor--and reputed former lover--is found with a bullet in his brain. As the media is poised to pounce, she readies her talking points with a growing sense of dread.

    Gary Phillips

  • Politics December 27, 2007

    About Citizen Kang

    Political fact marries political fiction in Citizen Kang, an online serialized novel that unfolds in weekly installments on The throughout Campaign 08.

    Gary Phillips