Books & Writings by Steven G. Farrell
Steven G. Farrell is a Professor of Speech-Communication at Greenville Technical College, and he is the author of "Mersey Boys," a novel, play and screenplay about Professor Al Moran, Ginny Browne, John Lennon and the Beatles. Most of the action takes place at the Liverpool Art College, cica1960. Celtic-Badger Publishers published the novel and the play in 2013. The screenplay was published in association with Off the Wall Plays of London in 2013.
CelticBadger Publishers, in association with Bookstand Publihing (Morgan Hill, CA. www.bookstandpublising.com), has also published "Zen Babe," a novel (2008), "Boston Knuckles," a play (2008), "Liverpool Roared," a novel (2010) and "Farrell's Last Papers," a collection (2015).
World Audience Publshers of New York, New York published "Farrell's Irish Papers," (2010), a collection of stories, essays, criticisms and a play, and "Bowery Ripper on the Loose," (2011), a novella featuring Jack the Ripper and The Irish Clowns.
Professor Farrell's stories, essays, articles, reviews, plays and screenplays have appeared in over three dozen publications. Three of his essays include "Mickey Machine Is Back!" (Crime), "Galloping Gallager Deserves the Gallows! (Talking Pictures), ""Patrick and Michael Slug It Out!" (Boxing News 24); and four of his stories are "Knucklebones," (Irish American Post), "The Crimson Druid of Wisconsin," (Audience), "Olumhor," (The Path), and "The Ripper on the Bowery," (Candlelight Sories). Other credits include Frontier Tales, Society of American Baseball Research, Scary Monsters, Lost Treasure, U.K. News, Downtown, New England News, Liverpool Beat, the Irish American Cultural Institue , Celtic Cafe, Horrorpedia, Crypt, Toronto Film Scene, 28 Days Later Analyist, Archival Outlook, The Esthetic Apostle and Irish Central.
In December of 2016 The Path Literay Magazine published Farrell's two stories ("Old Fezziwig is Alive Again!" and "Bat and Pud") and one essay ("The Devil and Stephen Vincent Benet").
Steven G. Farrell's most recent publications in 2017 have been "Bat Masterson and Pud Galvin" (Frontier Tales) and "The Farrell Clan in Major League Baseball" (Irish American Post), "Following in the Footsteps of the Braves" (The Sport Digest),"Awakening the Zodiac-Interview with screenplay writer Michael Horrigan" (28 Days Later Analysis: The Voice of Horror), "Interview with Jonathan Wright, Director of Awakening the Zodiac" (zodiackillersite.com) and "Interview with Paddy Murphy, Director of the Three Don'ts," Crypt.
Paddy Murphy ten page script, "A Letter From Al Moran" is based on "Mersey Boys.
The Path December 2017
Steven G. Farrell had five different pieces published in the December 2017 issue of the Path, including three stories ("A Bully Good Ride," "The Midnight Brownies of Howard Place," and "A Rambling Old House in Black Earth, Wisconsin), one essay ("Saving the Harold Lloyd Archives") and one review on Karen Kressin's novel.
Steven G. Farrell's electronic portfolio
1) Mickey Machine Gun is Back! essay, Crime, 2009.
2) Galloping Gallagher Deserves the Gallows! essay, Talking Pictures, 2009.
3) Ripper on the Bowery story, Candlelight Stories, 2010.
4) Patrick and Michael Slug it Out, essay, Boxing News, 2011
5) Bat Masterson and Pud Galvin: The Gunslinger and the Baseball Pitcher. Frontier Tales, March 2017.
6) Folliwing in the Footsteps of the Braves, article, The Sport Digest, April 2017.
7) Interview with Michael Horrigan: Awakening the Zodiac. 28 Days Later Analysis, May 12, 2017
8) Interview with Paddy Murphy, director, producer & actor, Crypt Magazine, June of 2017.
9) Interview with Jonathan Wright, Zodiackillersite.com, August 28, 2017.
10) Exploring the Harold Lloyd Film Archives, Archival Outlook, November 13, 2017.
11) An American in Galway, Ireland. The Esthetic Apostle, February 13, 2018.
Scary Monsters Magazine June 2016
Scary Monsters Magazine June 2015
'Scary Monsters" Magazine featured two essays by Steven G. Farrell in their 98th issue (June, 2015): "Dracula Becomes Bela Lugosi' and 'Frankenstein Becomes Boris Karloff.' The two articles were from his four part series of lectures about old Universal Studios horror films presented at Greenville Technical College in the University Transfer Audotorium. The series included "Dracula," "frankenstein," The Wolf Man," and "Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein." The films were well received by an audience consisting of both students and faculty.