Timothy Gager is the author of Short Street and Twenty-Six Pack, both collections of short fiction and the e-book, The Damned Middle. His first book of poetry, The same corner of the Bar, is available through Ibbetson Street Press and his most recent, We Needed A Night Out, was released in 2006. He hosts the Dire Literary Series in Cambridge, Massachusetts every month and is the co-founder of Somerville News Writers Festival.
His Short Stories have appeared in Word Riot, 55 Word, Scene Boston, Thieve's Jargon, Zygote in My Coffee, Slurve, Poor Mojo's Almanac, VerbSap, Swankwriting (83 Words), Story Garden and Write This Magazine. Timothy's poetry has been published in The Ibbetson Street Journal, Poems for All, Right Hand Pointing, GUD, Edifice Wrecked, Blue Print Review, Erato, Poetry Life and Times, Spare Change, The Somerville News, High Horse, Third Lung Review, 63 Channels, Poesy XXIV and Night Train. His poetry has been nominated for two Cambridge Poetry Awards.
Timothy is the founding co-editor of The Heat City Literary Review and has edited the book, Out of the Blue Writers Unite: A Book of Poetry and Prose from the Out of the Blue Art Gallery.
A graduate of the University of Delaware, Timothy lives in Dedham, Massachusetts and is employed as a social worker