Russell, Fred

Fred Russell is the pen name of an American-born writer living in Israel. His novels Rafi’s World (Fomite Press), dealing with Israel’s emerging criminal class, and The Links in the Chain (CCLaP), a thriller set in New York against an Arab-Israel background, were both published in 2014. His stories and essays have appeared in Third Coast, Polluto, Fiction on the Web,Wilderness House Literary Review, Ontologica, Unlikely Stories: Episode 4, CounterPunch, Gadfly, Cultural Weekly, Ragazine,etc. A chapbook collection of his shorter opinion pieces called Short Takes: American Notes may be downloaded as a free PDF at under the publisher’s listing for 2015.


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