"As the son of two psychoanalysts, I feel qualified in diagnosing Timothy Gager as a very sick human being and a fearless writer. His prose is odd, mordant, and disobedient. Read him at your peril." -- Steve Almond, author of God Bless America: Stories
"Timothy Gager's The Thursday Appointments of Bill Sloan is a gangbusters novel, its characters sharply defined against a backdrop both tense and funny. Bill Sloan is the therapist no one wants, especially since you might say he needs therapy more than his patients. This is a great read." -- Rusty Barnes, co-founder, Night Train Magazine, author of Reckoning
"Timothy Gager blasts another beauty of twisted humanity at its best in The Thursday Appointments of Bill Sloan. Gager steers us 'like a bird without wings' through this hilarious and strangely familiar brood of characters, accelerating and diving down into the intricacies and mania of our own inner pathos. Get a copy!" – Meg Tuite, author of Bound By Blue
Timothy Gager is the author of eleven books of short fiction and poetry. His latest, The Thursday Appointments of Bill Sloan, (Big Table Publishing) is his first novel. He hosts the successful Dire Literary Series in Cambridge, Massachusetts for over thirteen years and is the co-founder of Somerville News Writers Festival. His work appears in over 300 journals, of which nine have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. His work has been read on National Public Radio.