Gordon Haber

Writer, publisher, mediocre guitarist

Month: December, 2013

Year-End Roundup

  Fiction. I am grateful to have published a good amount of fiction in 2013. First and foremost, I got two novellas out into the world via Amazon’s stellar Kindle Singles program: Adjunctivitis, a novella about a part-time college instructor in L.A. in a desperate quest for health insurance False Economies, a novella about a […]

“A romantic comedy with a twist from a startling new talent.”

ADJUNCTIVITIS: A NOVELLA A struggling young writer, stuck with dead-end teaching jobs he’s literally allergic to, watches glumly from Hollywood’s fringes as everyone else seems to succeed. Then a chance encounter with television’s Mr. Big changes everything—or does it? A “laugh-out-loud funny” novella of about 60 pages. HOW TO BUY ADJUNCTIVITIS: It’s available for $2.99 […]

Samuel Johnson on Gordon Haber*

  On Adjunctivitis: To be sure a man, who has enough without teaching, will probably not teach; for we would all be idle if we could. On False Economies: It is not in the showy evolutions of buildings, but in the multiplicity of human habitations which are crouded together, that the wonderful immensity of London […]

Four Things to Consider

  1. Even Religious Colleges Exploit Their Adjuncts! As you may know, Margaret Vojtko was a long-time adjunct who died penniless and uninsured. For me one of the more shocking parts of the story was that she worked at Duquesne University, a Catholic institution. This prompted me to write an opinion piece about the use […]

Alternate Covers for False Economies!

This is really cool. I heard from Dan Mayer, the talented guy who designed the cover for my first Kindle Single, False Economies. While I am certainly pleased with the one we chose, it was really interesting to see the other iterations and how they evoke different aspects of the story. My favorite is Upside-Down […]

From My Adjuncting Diary

Adjunctivitis, my novella about an adjunct desperately seeking health insurance in Los Angeles, is for sale as an Amazon Kindle Single here. If you don’t own a Kindle, you can get a free reading app here.   I I had a conversation with a student writing about Bedouins in Israel. “In Bedouin culture,” she wrote, […]

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