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Steven Lee Beeber has published two books: The Heebie Jeebies at CBGB’s: A Secret History of Jewish Punk (Chicago Review Press, 2007) and AWAKE! A Reader for the Sleepless (Soft Skull Press, 2008). His work has appeared in The Paris Review, Fiction, Bridge, The New York Times, Spin, MOJO, Memorious, and elsewhere. He is associate editor of Conduit, “the only magazine that risks annihilation” ( and once blew sax for the Atlanta-based Gospel-punk band The Chowder Shouters. His website is

His short story "Blood Red Nails, Pale Cold Hands" appeared in the January 2011 issue of The Drum.

updated: 10 years ago

Audio Stories by STEVEN LEE BEEBER

Blood-Red Nails, Pale Cold Hands