Gary Goshgarian


Professor, Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research areas and interests

Fiction Writing, Science Fiction, Horror Fiction, Modern Bestsellers, Poe

Selected Publications


Published under the pseudonym Gary Braver:

  • Tunnel Vision (Forge Books/ Macmillan, 2011)
  • Skin Deep (Forge, 2008); Flashback (Forge, 2005), winner of the 2006 Massachusetts Honor Book Award
  • Gray Matter (Forge, 2003)
  • Elixir (Forge, 2000)

Published under his own name:

  • The Stone Circle (Penguin, 1997)
  • Rough Beast (Penguin, 1995)
  • Atlantis Fire (Dial Press/Dell, 1980)


  • “Ghost Writer,” in Thriller 2, ed. Clive Cussler (Mira Books, 2009).

College writing textbooks

  • Exploring Language, 13th edition (Longman Publishers, 2011)
  • Dialogues: An Argument Rhetoric and Reader with Kathleen Krueger, 7th edition (Longman, 2011)
  • Dialogue as Argument: A Concise Guide (Longman, 2011)
  • What Matters in America (Longman, 2011)
  • The Contemporary Reader, 10th edition (Longman, 2010)
  • Readings for Today (Longman, 2008)


  • An Anthology of Modern Horror Fiction (Kendall-Hunt, 1993)


Excellence in Teaching Award, Massachusetts Honor Book Award for Fiction (Flashback)