Gordon McAlpine Author

A Great Evening at the Center for Fiction in NYC

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What if your life had been erased by an editor holding a blue pencil over a manuscript? In Gordon McAlpine’s new novel Woman with a Blue Pencil (Edgar Award nominee!) he takes the reader on a meta-fictional investigation of this question. A serious exploration of racial tensions during WWII, wrapped up in a hard-boiled detective story, this…

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Gordon McAlpine (author)

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Gordon McAlpine is the author of adult novels ranging from magical realism to hard-boiled literary mystery. “The Misadventures of Edgar and Allan Poe” trilogy is his first work for younger readers. He lives in southern California.

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The Author

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Gordon McAlpine is the author of adult novels ranging from magical realism to hard-boiled literary mystery. “The Misadventures of Edgar and Allan Poe” trilogy is his first work for younger readers. He likes to read, play basketball, and explore new places. Most of the time he can be found in southern California, where he lives…

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About the Author

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Gordon McAlpine is the Edgar Award nominated author of the literary mystery novels, Holmes Entangled, Woman with a Blue Pencil, and Hammett Unwritten as well as other acclaimed novels and non-fiction. He is also the author of an award winning trilogy of novels for middle grade readers, “The Misadventures of Edgar and Allan Poe”. He…

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