About Paul

Paul Beckman lives in a small shoreline town in Connecticut with his wife Sandra.  Their blended family of five children has to date produced ten grandchildren.

In 1999, Paul received his MFA from Bennington College while working full time in the real estate business from which he now retired.

He has also been a restaurateur, bartender, pin setter, carpenter, Teamster, Air Traffic Controller, numbers runner, builder, butcher and paper boy amongst other callings in his life. Some of his passions are traveling, photography, snorkeling, diving and of course reading.

His recently had a collection of Flash and Micro Fiction published in print and online "Maybe I Ought to Sit In a Dark Room For a While" and continues to write and have his work published both in print and online. 

His first published collection was Come! Meet My Family and other stories.

He is a member of PEN USA.

Paul is pleased to have his work published in New Zealand, surprised to have it translated into two German anthologies of Humor by Jewish Writers  and thrilled to have several of his short stories turned into plays. Additionally he's been published in Great Britain,Sweden, Prague, Canada, India and Australia.

Quote on writing:

"Eavesdroping gives me a steady source of material."

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