VJ Books Presents Author Gary Braver (aka Gary Goshgarian)!
Gary Braver is the pen name of Gary Goshgarian. He was born and raised in Hartford, Connecticut. He received a B.S. in physics from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, a M.A. in English from the University of Connecticut, and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Wisconsin.
Braver is an award-winning professor of English at Northeastern University where he teaches Fiction Writing and courses in popular culture. He has taught fiction-writing workshops throughout the U.S. and Europe.
He the author of eight critically acclaimed suspense novels: three under his own name--Atlantis Fire, Rough Beast and The Stone Circle--and five under his pen name--Elixir, Gray Matter, Flashback, Skin Deep, and Tunnel Vision. He is also the author of six popular college writing textbooks--Exploring Language, The Contemporary Reader, Dialogues, What Matters in America, Readings for Today, and Dialogue as Argument: A Concise Guide.
Braver's articles on travel and scuba diving have appeared in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, Today's Education, among others.
Braver and his wife have two grown sons and live outside Boston.
Gary Braver Bibliography
As Gary Braver
Elixer - 2000
- Gray Matter - 2002
- Flashback - 2006
- Skin Deep - 2008
- Tunnel Vision - 2010
As Gary Goshgarian
- Atlantis Fire - 1980
- The Stone Circle - 1997
- Rough Beast - 1997
- Thriller 2 (edited by Clive Cussler) - "Ghost Writer"
- Thrillers: 100 Must Reads (edited by David Morrell and Hank Wagner) - Article on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Gary Braver Awards
- 2006 Massachusetts Honor Book Award
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