Geraldine Glodek

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Author of THE MISSING PORTRAIT, formerly published in hardcover, paperback, and e-book by Echolocation Press, Nova Scotia. E-book modified and republished by Geraldine Glodek at


Geraldine Glodek has published fiction, poetry, and essays in various literary magazines.

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At the Ditch in the Center of the Universe
Price: Free! Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012 by Geraldine Glodek. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
It's 1959. Tim Giovannini, whose family made it out of the mines and factories of Pennsylvania, wants nothing to do with kids whose parents still come home with dirty hands. He has a chance to go to the Buddy Holly concert in Iowa with Hal Jones, the laces of whose sneakers Tim does not feel fit to loose. Hal can't stomach Tim, but a ride to Iowa in Tim's dad's car is his only way to get there
How Clarence McCafferty Prayed the Mass
Price: Free! Words: 290. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Geraldine Glodek. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
The villanelle is a form often used for serious subjects like Dylan Thomas's poem to his dying father, "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night." As a child, Glodek heard an old man in the pew behind her blabbing a play-by-play of a Yankee game throughout the Catholic Mass without missing one Latin response, many of which were repetitious and suitable for a villanelle.


Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Anita, a waitress at the Burger Ranch, hates when the manager’s drunken brother staggers in at closing time every Friday night as the crew is trying to clean up. Sick of having to include him when they all go out to shoot pool at a bar, Anita comes up with a scheme to discourage him from ever joining in again.
The Missing Portrait
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,120. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Pregnant at 16, Mary Frances was expected to bear her baby secretly and forget about it. Years later, discovering that the home for unwed mothers she was driven to while blindfolded never existed, she returns to Pennsylvania to confront the driver, her mother. But her mother isn’t talking. To find her child, Mary Frances must unravel a conspiracy far more tangled than anything she can fathom.

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