Eddie Kurtz

Biography

Eddie Kurtz is a native of New Orleans, where he still lives and works in the Broadmoor neighborhood of the city with his two dogs: Golfree (aka Geaux-Geaux) and Piper. He has a BA in English Literature from the University of Notre Dame, and an MA in Broadcasting and Film Production from San Francisco State University. He has had a variety of jobs and freelance work in various aspects of the communications and education industry including working in advertising, independent video and television production, creative writing, journalism, and as a Professor at Xavier University in New Orleans.

He is publishing, at the same time, his first three ventures into fiction writing: Sex & Gravity, August in New Orleans, and My Casanova. All three novels are available from the website: www.smashwords.com to download to your Kindle, Nook, or any other tablet or other down load device

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Books

Singing for Supper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,930. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A talented, but loony and cantankerous actor/musician, leaves his wife, family, and a successful role as a dog character selling dog food, and returns to his home in New Orleans to regain his artistic soul and real mission in life. While there he falls in love, bonds with his daughter, stages a play he wrote, escapes from trouble with the mafia and, with his daughter, solves a crime wave.
Bald, The Musical
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,430. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Have you wondered what became of the hippies and free spirits of the 60s? Are you one of them, and wonder how your fellow revolutionaries of mind and spirit have fared in the new, cold reality of the 21st century? BALD is a two-act musical that looks through today's eyes at the lives, loves, fortunes, and values of this magical generation of the 60s and 70s with humor, scrutiny and appreciation.
Devil's Food
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,930. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The utterly wicked, self-centered, malicious Steve Malo makes a pact with a devil-like character to save himself from personal disaster, in return for his soul. He returns to life to do the Devil's work in destroying a sweet, innocent young woman, learns about the real nature of evil and the power of love, and makes his life over with real love for the first time.
1968
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,980. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A famous mystery writer initiates a reunion with two former best friends from college, amid the world changing, cataclysmic events of America in 1968, their senior year, to get their permission to publish a memoir about the events of that year; and a passionate, but ultimately tragic love affair with a beautiful, exotic, enigmatic young woman
My Casanova
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,980. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
My Casanova tells the story of the lovely, but professionally and personally disappointed Ann Oliver, a college history teacher who decides to kick up her career and her life by writing a biography of the world's most famous male seducer, Giacomo Casanova. Trouble ensues in the form of the recurring intrusion of Casanova, trying to influence her viewpoint.
August In New Orleans
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,860. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
August in New Orleans tells the story of one family caught in the crosshairs of their own tumultuous emotional conflicts, and brought to a devastating head in the time surrounding the arrival and devastation of Hurricane Katrina. Florence Du Monde, a novelist, returns home to New Orleans amid success with a novel loosely based on her life and family there.
Sex & Gravity
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 164,840. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Snooky Barnes, former one-hit-wonder rock star turned family man and high school physics teacher, takes off on a wild, meandering Kerouac-esque bolt across the country with his dog Cosmos, to find the woman of his dreams, revive his long departed music career, recover his lost mojo, and reclaim the dormant passion in his life.

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