Air date set for Gerald on PBS’ AMERICAN EXPERIENCE!
MAGIC WORDS author Gerald Kolpan will be among the interviewees on PBS’ AMERICAN EXPERIENCE documentary on Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. The air date for the premiere is Tuesday, February 11 at 9pm on most PBS stations. Gerald was chosen by producers Ark Media because of his first novel, ETTA, which is about Sundance’s […]Read more
Interview with actor Michael Goldstrom, reader of the MAGIC WORDS audiobook, now available from audible.com
So, Michael, where are you from? If we go all the way back: Egypt. (I just got my genes tested through 23andme.com, and apparently I share a haplotype with Napoleon, so perhaps Corsica.) That said, my mother was Romanian, and my father born natively, although his father is German. I was born in San Francisco, […]Read more
MAGIC WORDS now an audiobook from audible.com!
On Sept. 24, 2013, Audible.com released Gerald Kolpan’s second novel, MAGIC WORDS, as an audiobook. The talking tome is unabridged with a running time of 13 hours, 8 minutes. The story is read by New York actor Michael Goldstrom, who performed over 70 different voices. “It’s sounds great,” Kolpan says. “Michael got the feel of […]Read more
Gerald interviewed by PBS’ AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
On June 5th, Magic Words author Gerald Kolpan was interviewed on camera for the PBS historical documentary series, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE. Gerald is also the author of Etta: A Novel (2009), the fictionalized account of the life and times of Etta Place, purported girlfriend of Harry Longbaugh, the famous western bandit known as the Sundance Kid, […]Read more
MAGIC WORDS is out in paperback!
Although it’s not officially due until April 15th, Amazon now has the new MAGIC WORDS paperback. The book looks great and the author would like to thanks everyone at Pegasus books for doing such a great job and making him a paperback writer. Link to the Amazon page is below.Read more
Gerald reading MAGIC WORDS in Florida!
Gerald Kolpan will be reading and signing MAGIC WORDS this week in Florida! It’s The Jewish Federation of Lee & Charlotte Counties fifth annual Charlotte County Dessert With the Authors event -part of its 18th annual Jewish Book Fair. Dessert With the Authors takes place at 7:30 p.m. this Wednesday, Dec. 5, and is hosted […]Read more
MAGIC WORDS in the South Philly Review
Gerald Kolpan shares ‘Magic Words’ After a long career in Philly media, a Queen Village resident picked up his pen and released his second novel. By Jess Fuerst “The best part of writing a novel is getting it done — finishing it. That’s it,” Gerald Kolpan, a 35-year Queen Village resident, said. The author finished […]Read more
Gerald at Musehouse – Saturday, November 17 at 7pm
Gerald Kolpan will be reading, selling and signing his new novel, MAGIC WORDS on Saturday, November 17 at 7pm. The venue is Musehouse: 7924 Germantown Ave in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia. For info, 267-331-9552. It’s free and they tell me there’s even some refreshments. No credit cards at this one, gang. Looks like fun. Paula Marantz […]Read more
MAGIC WORDS at Head House Books, Philadelphia on July 24
Gerald Kolpan will read and sign his new novel MAGIC WORDS: The Tale of a Jewish Boy-Interpreter, the World’s Most Estimable Magician, A Murderous Harlot and America’s Greatest Indian Chief at Queen Village’s premier book shop, Head House Books on Tuesday, July 24th at 7:00 pm. Gerald is happy to back at Head House, the […]Read more
Gerald In New York for Jewish Book Council Event
On Monday, June 4, Magic Words author Gerald Kolpan was one of over 250 authors featured at the Jewish Book Council’s Network event. Writers came from all across the country and from Europe and Israel to attend the three-day conference. Novelists, non-fiction writers, cook book mavens and children’s book scribes were well represented. Gerald and […]Read more