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hal klopper
often writes about the intersection of political, religious, and social issues. his work has appeared in many publications, including Seven Seas, Carnegie Results, Ecotones, Midstream, and the New Vilna Review.

at New Montage Media, hal brings his background in journalism, fiction, and creative nonfiction to create quality initiatives, combining word, image, and sound through innovative digital designs.

his short story “Nonfinito” appears in The Long Meanwhile, an anthology (Hourglass Books).

he lives in Brooklyn and is working on a novel.

hal klopper
Using an enormous tone, a breathy, enveloping vibrato, and terrific glissandos, he constructed castles of sound that were romantic but never sentimental, luxuriant but tasteful, yearning but free of self-pity.

— Whitney Balliet
on Ben Webster, 1973