Other Books By Dale Dapkins.

Blue MoonBlue Moon
by Dale Dapkins, $3.99
Science fantasy at its most imaginative. This is the only Toriik-authorized biography of Albert Einstein written in 2045. A troubling social science fiction account of damage inflicted by Albert Einstein during his stay on Earth in the twentieth century. Buy and/or Read More >>>

Prize Winner Stew
With Small Dogs Prize Winner Stew With Small Dogs
by Dale Dapkins, $3.99
Here his gonzo fiction of 6 short stories and poems takes you from "Church of the Bunny" to "The Train," from "The Story of Thomas Mann" to "Bite Me – An American Story," from "Pandemic" to "Big Buddha" . . . each a wild literary journey. Buy and/or Read More >>>

Art ThiefThe Art Thief (A Golden Blackmon Crime Novel) by Dale Dapkins
Although best known for his social science fiction, Dale Dapkins gives us a modern-day mystery that involves an art thief, a private eye, and Abraham Lincoln in a Key West setting. Dapkins unique voice makes him a prizewinning author to watch . Buy and/or Read More >>>


Genre: Science Fiction / Fantasy

Meet The Author

Dale Dapkins is a 1968 psychology graduate of the University of Rochester.
He lived in Turkey for two years with the Peace Corps making a movie for the Turkish Tourism Ministry in the late sixties.
After apprenticing to an Armenian Oriental Rug dealer, he became an independent antique oriental rug expert / dealer.
His first novel American Broccoli and Dr. Breast was published by Nefyn and Shaw in 1988.
He won the Grand Prize in the Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition in 1999 . . . a blind read with thousands of entries from all over the world. And he won it again the following year.
He won several money prizes in Writer’s Digest and other competitions.
In addition, he is a painter with several museum shows, including a one-man show at the Key West Art and Historical Society in 2006. Over twenty-four of his paintings are found in corporate collections worldwide, including eight at Zurich-Re in New York City’s One Chase Manhattan Plaza.

Instant Interview!

What's the favorite compliment or accolade you’ve received for your writing?

When Lorian Hemingway called to tell me I'd won the Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition she said. . ."When we read your story, Alpaca Potato, we basically told the readers they could stop looking for a winner. . .because nothing was going to beat Alpaca Potato."

Dale Dapkins

Dale Dapkins

Prize Winners,
by Dale Dapkins,

Prizewinning short stories by a great gonzo writer. In addition to twice winning the prestigious Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition, he's a trained psychologist and antique rug merchant -- a background as diverse as his stories, a genre he dubs "social science fiction."
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