Tom Tolnay is the former editor of Back Stage, the film/TV/theatre weekly newspaper in NYC, and founder of Birch Brook Press, a publisher in upstate New York where he edited and printed letterpress editions of books of fiction, poetry, and essays. Two of his novels were published by Walker & Company. Two collections of his short stories were published by Silk Label Books and Smith Publishers. His current collection was published by Scarlet Leaf Publishing in Toronto. More than 60 of his short stories have appeared in consumer, literary, and university periodicals in the US, Canada, and UK.
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