Eckhard Gerdes

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General Information

Name: Eckhard Gerdes

Pen Name: None


Born: 1959



Illinois Connection

Gerdes lives in Geneva, Illinois and attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

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

Published Works

  • Projections, Depth Charge Press, 1986
  • Ring in a River , Depth Charge Press, 1989
  • Truly Fine Citizen , Highlander Press, 1992
  • John Barth, Bearded Bards & Splitting Hairs: The Journal of Experimental Fiction Seventeen, AuthorHouse, 2001
  • Cistern Tawdry , Fugue State Press, 2002
  • Przewalski's Horse , Red Hen Press, 2006
  • The Million-Year Centipede, or, Liquid Structures , Raw Dog Screaming Press, 2007
  • Journal of Experimental Fiction, Six Gallery Press, 2007
  • My Landlady the Lobotomist, Raw Dog Screaming Press, 2008
  • The Unwelcome Guest plus Nin and Nan, Enigmatic Ink, 2010
  • Hugh Moore, Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2010
  • Three Psychedelic Novellas, Enigmatic Ink, 2012
  • The Sylvia Plath Cookbook: A Satire,, 2012
  • Journal of Experimental Fiction 39, JEF Books, 2012
  • 23 Skidoo! 23 Form-Fitting Poems, Finishing Line Press, 2013
  • How to Read, Guide Dog Books, 2014

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library


ISBN: 1884097006
Release Date: 1986-08

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Ring in a River

ISBN: 0595183557
Release Date: 2001-04-16

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Cistern Tawdry

ISBN: 1879193094
Release Date: 2002-08-01

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The Million-Year Centipede

ISBN: 1933293357
Release Date: 2007-03-01

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Journal Of Experimental Fiction 34

ISBN: 1884097340
Release Date: 2007-05-29

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My Landlady the Lobotomist

ISBN: 1933293608
Release Date: 2008-06-09

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Three Psychedelic Novellas

ISBN: 1926617185
Release Date: 2012-07-06

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23 Skidoo! 23 Form-Fitting Poems

ISBN: 1622292154
Release Date: 2013

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How to Read

ISBN: 1935738682
Release Date: 2014-10-01

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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