The Lineup annual chapbooks (2008–11), Gerald created The Five-Two as more frequent, more interactive presentation of crime poetry.
He holds a B.A. in English from Hofstra University and an M.A. in creative writing from Queens College/CUNY. He taught English at Hofstra for six years (1998–2004).
A member of the Academy of American Poets and freelance reviewer of crime fiction, television, and film, Gerald previously served as Short Mystery Fiction Society vice president (2012–2014), president (2008–10), and fiction editor for Kevin Burton Smith's Thrilling Detective Web Site (2001–09). After learning how to preserve The Lineup's poetry in ebook form, he published an ebook of his own poetry, We Might Have.
Five-Two poems read by Gerald
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