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short story author Paul GermanoPaul Germano lives in Syracuse, NY, with his dog, Jessica. He is curator of the Museum of Automobile History and has previously been an editor at Syracuse University, Le Moyne College and The Catholic Sun. He has regularly written for the Syracuse Herald American’s Stars Magazine and the Syracuse New Times and has earned three Syracuse Press Club Awards.

Paul's fiction has been published in the Java Snob Review (Michigan) and SlugFest (South Carolina) as well as on-line at His poetry can also be found online at He invites web surfers to visit the Museum of Automobile History and encourages you to change your oil every 3,000 miles.
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