He also seen published Americans in Paris: Great Short Stories of the City of Light (with Foreword by Diane Johnson) (2002) and Chicken a la King & the Buffalo Wing: Food Names and the People and Places that Inspired Them (2008)
He has edited three anthologies of stories of Santa Barbara, California: Tales of Santa Barbara: From Native Storytellers to Sue Grafton (with Dean Stewart) (1994), Red Tiles, Blue Skies: More Tales of Santa Barbara (1996), and Santa Barbara Stories (19 ), as well as writing (with Dean Stewart) a literary history, Literary Santa Barbara: Between Great Mountains and a Great Sea (1998).
His other California books are Natural State: A Literary Anthology of California Nature Writing (Foreword by David Brower) (1998); two short-story anthologies: California Shorts (1999) and L.A. Shorts (2000); two books with photographs by Peter Treadwell: L. A. Noir: A Post-Chandler Portrait of Los Angeles in the Words of the Fictional Private Eyes, Cops, Shamuses and Detectives Who’ve Prowled Its Mean Streets (1999) and Santa Barbara: Literary Landscapes (2005).
He has worked as a managing editor of a law book publishing company and practiced law for many years, all the while editing and writing “shamelessly non-commercial” books. Since retiring he has devoted most of his energy to mixed-media art.
He is the founder of Speaking of Stories, an award-winning Santa Barbara theater company that produces short-story readings on stage.
Speaking of Stories (http://www.speakingofstories.org/Who%20We%20Are/steven_gilbar.htm)
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