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Terence Gilmore Cady

Terence Gilmore Cady

Bio: Terence Gilmore Cady. Recovering semi-retired trial lawyer, nationally certified child welfare law specialist. Graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, class of 1965. Active in the Free Speech Movement at Cal-Berkeley, 1964-65. I have written two novels, numerous short stories and poems which feature the darker sides of socially marginalized people, including children who are victimized by predatory and just plain mean adults and, in some cases, by lawyers and judges.Credits: 1. My Friend the Zodiac Killer, non-fiction, really, The Storyteller, Sept. 09 & Honorable Mention, New Millennium Writings, Nonfiction Award, 2015, for as revised version of My Friend the Zodiac Killer’ 2. Searching for The Graves of My Ancestors; The Kerr’s Creek Massacres (Lexington, Virginia area, 1700s), creative non-fiction, family history essay of approximately 1500 words, published in 2014 by The Mountain Laurel, a regional digest published in Asheville, NC, featuring the lives of early settlers in Appalachia. Three poems for which I placed third in the national Poetry Matters Project contest, 2017. Honorable mention for My Friend The Zodiac Killer (revised), New Millennium CNF short story contest, 2015. Also short listed and honorable mention for two short stories, Reunion at Hotel Meurice, 1974, and Cold Storage, 103rd out of 1575 submissions, Fish Publishing. Quarter finalist for short story, Cold Storage, Screencraft, Nov. 2017.2015. A novel, Bedford Forrest Rides Again, Redneck nightmare genre, Ebook and paperback, self-published September 2017. And I am completing another novel, Vigilante Lawyer, a semi-autobiographical but fictionalized mystery inspired in part on my friendship in the late ‘60s and early’70s with the person identified post mortem as the Zodiac Killer, the serial killer who terrorized the San Francisco Bay area in the late ‘60s (unknown to me, I hasten to add).

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