...the official website of Central Coast author
Ted's stories and essays have appeared inThe San Jose Mercury News, The Monterey County Herald, Wilde Times, The Gamut and The Fringe. Born in New York City, this former stage actor and prize-winning author lives with his wife in Seaside, California, on the Monterey Peninsula. He appears regularly in Foolish Times, a monthly humor magazine on the Central Coast, where he has achieved a sizeable following over the years.
Just Released in February, 2015:
Author Ted Gargiulo is in the top of his form in this,
his latest literary offering, as he regales his readers with
an array of subjects, personal remembrances, incisive
commentary, and his usual insane wit.
From the sacred to the absurd,
THE AIR, THE FROGS AND OTHER THINGS
has a bit of something to say about a bit of everything.
Published in 2013:
THE MAN WHO INVENTED NEW JERSEY is one of eleven standalone narratives featured in Ted Gargiulos first new work of fiction since He In Me. Fans of the authors previous opus will find much to chew on in this smart, well-balanced collection. From pimples to Puccini, skirts to cell phones, fantasy and cultural satire; tales of fathers and faraway places, misfits and malcontents, rites of passage, rites of redemption, games of pretend, stories about storiesthese deftly crafted inventions present a veritable smorgasbord of human experience and insight thats heady, passionate, peppered with irony and heartbreak, and as unabashedly eccentric as anything the author has produced thus far. Anyone hungry for a compelling, outside-the-box literary experience would do well to check out the items on this storyteller's menu. Theyre sure to engage the reader on the deepest, most personal levels, keep him entertained and remain with him long after the meal is finished. .............................
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