Monday, November 11, 2013
Randy Ross is a Somerville-based writer, performer, and Web consultant. His fiction and humor have appeared in The Drum, Black Heart Magazine, Side B Magazine, Calliope, and For the Girls, a feminist porn site.
In 2007, he took a solo trip around the world and can now say in three languages: “Do you speak English?” “How much is the Pepto-Bismol?” and “Excuse me, is this the evacuation helicopter?”
He is completing a novel inspired by the trip with the working title: “The Loneliest Planet,” which will circulate to agents in 2014.
He has performed a one-man show, The Chronic Single's Handbook, based on the novel, at the Washington, D.C., and Portland, Maine, fringe theater festivals. On December 4, he will be performing at Hostelling International Boston. On Dec 10, he will be the featured performer at Story Space in Central Square.
He publishes a popular blog about platform-building and self-promotion for writers. Previously, he was an executive editor for PC World magazine