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Mel Waldman

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Dr. Mel Waldman is a licensed New York State psychologist and a candidate in Psychoanalysis at the Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies (CMPS). He is also a poet, writer, artist, and singer/songwriter.

After 9/11, he wrote four songs, including “Our Song,” which addresses the tragedy. His stories have appeared in numerous literary reviews and commercial magazines including Happy, Sweet Annie Press, Children, Churches and Daddies and Down in the Dirt (Scars Publications), New Thought Journal, The Brooklyn Literary Review, Hardboiled, Hardboiled Detective, Detective Story Magazine, Espionage, and The Saint.

He is a past winner of the literary Gradiva Award in Psychoanalysis and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in literature. Periodically, he has given poetry and prose readings and has appeared on national T.V. and cable T.V. He is a member of Mystery Writers of America, Private Eye Writers of America, American Mensa, Ltd., and the American Psychological Association.

He is currently working on a mystery novel inspired by Freud’s case studies. Who Killed the Heartbreak Kid? a mystery novel, was published by iUniverse in February 2006. It can be purchased at iUniverse, Barnes & Noble, at, and other online bookstores or through local bookstores. Recently, some of his poems have appeared online in The Jerusalem Post.

Dark Soul of the Millennium, a collection of plays and poems, was published in January 2007 by World Audience Inc. A 7-volume collection of short stories was published by World Audience Inc. in 2007 and can be purchased at the abovementioned websites.

Copyright © 2007 by Mel Waldman, Ph.D.

Bewildering Stories bibliography

Prose Fiction Non-fiction and Memoirs Poetry
A PTSD Party
The Gold Key
Beautiful Place by the Sea
The Count of Grand Central Station
Lethal Tales
The Lost Golem (drama in 3 acts)
The Good Dybbuk of Brooklyn (drama in 4 scenes)
The Apartment
A Jew in the House of Terror (drama in 4 scenes)
The First Death (drama in 1 scene)
The Short Life of Johnny Apocalypse
The House of Darkness
The Nazi Patient
Reflections on Evil
The Old Country
A Lover Lost
The Invisible Jew
Heaven and Hell
Divided Judaism
My Unknowable G-d
The Last Exit
The Father
Psychotherapy and Spirituality
In the Dark I Live (prose poem)
The Deep Snow (prose poem)
Cool (prose poem)
Triptych (prose poem)
Iguana Time

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