Who?

Bill Merklee is a writer with an affinity for short stories, short films, and really short songs. He lives in northern New Jersey.

Occasional outbursts on Twitter: @bmerklee
Occasional photos on Instagram: @bmerklee


Fiction

Portugal in Ghost Parachute
Neil deGrasse Tyson Brings Radio to the Bronze Age
Dakota Cats
A Note originally in Columbia Journal

Poetry

Harry Twenty Years On originally in HIV Here & Now

Non-Fiction

Breath in Gravel
Remarks At My Mother’s Memorial
Unsung Hero
Fine Tuning
Election 2016
Memorial Day 2016
My Sister, Her Daughter, and the Kindness of Nanci Griffith
9-11
The Civil War Is Always With Us
The Ballad of Young Bill Merklee
Ring of Not-Too-Bright Water
Dreams So Real
Mark Becker (1960-2014)
Songs Along the Path
God is a Loaded Term
We Are What We Consume originally in The Record
Election 2012
A Good Day in “Church”
A Dancing Lesson from God
Kyron Horman
Harry Root Merklee (1912-1971)
Bee-ing and Nothingness
Gaining Perspective
Breathing Life Into the Printed Word
A Mostly Minimalist Christmas
John Lennon (1940-1980)
Mindfulness Hike in the Mountains
Old Photographs
Zen and the Art of Bicycle Riding
Grasshopper Moments
The Lost Detail originally in New Jersey Monthly
A Lifetime in Bergenfield Belies Author’s Version originally in The Record