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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

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  • 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

  • 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

  • PoliticsDecember 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