I’ve published over fifty short stories and three novels: The Road to the Island, In the City of the Disappeared, and Last Chance for First, as well as a book of nonfiction, A Method to March Madness: An Insider’s Look at the Final Four (co-written with former Central Connecticut State University Athletics Director C.J. Jones).  A former editor of Quarterly West magazine at the University of Utah, I have edited or co-edited six anthologies of short stories: Flash Fiction; Sudden Flash Youth; Flash Fiction Funny; You Have Time for This; A Celestial Omnibus; and Best American Flash Fiction of the 21st Century (Shanghai, China).  I’m currently working on two new anthologies: High on Honey, or Short on Sugar? Seven to Thirteen Word Love Stories; and The Conelrad Station, an anthology of Cold War atomic fiction.

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Last Chance For First

ISBN 9780979882401

An exciting, realistic coming of age novel of a smart star athlete surviving in high school.

In The City Of The Disappeared

ISBN 978-1-882593-31-6

A 23-year-old Peace Corps volunteer confronts love and conscience in revolutionary Chile.

The Road To The Island

ISBN 978-1-882593-33-0

​A young man returns to his Connecticut hometown to seek his father’s hit and run killer, and confronts the secrets of his own past.

Flash Fiction Funny

ISBN 978-1595408822

​Tom Hazuka’s Flash Fiction Funny is a delight. Comical, silly, absurd, slapstick, quirky and always fun, it tickles. Well-crafted flashes by established and up-and-coming authors find humour in a wonderful array of characters and scenarios.

Sudden Flash Youth

ISBN 978-0892553716

In these stories of no more than 1000 words, well-known and emerging American authors spotlight crucial moments of change during coming-of-age. 

You Have Time For This

ISBN 978-1932010176

Welcome to the book that satiates your craving for quality literature without taxing your schedule. Inside you’ll find fifty-three stories of love, death, fantasy, and foreign lands, collected by two of the top names in short-short fiction.

A Celestial Omnibus

ISBN 978-0807083352

Luminous fiction on themes of faith and meaning from favorite writers, including Sandra Cisneros, Andre Dubus, Louise Erdrich, Stephen King, Flannery O’Connor, Philip Roth, E. M. Forster and others.

Flash Fiction

ISBN 978-0393308839

​The anthology that gave a name to a literary genre that has steadily grown in reputation and popularity over the years.  No story in the book is longer than 750 words.  

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