Gary Singh on Muck Rack

Gary Singh

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San Jose
Contributing Writer — Metro Silicon Valley

Journalist with a music degree. Weekly columnist at @metronewspaper. Author at @HistoryPress. Recent Steinbeck Fellow in Creative Writing at @SJSU.

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Biography

Gary Singh is a professional journalist with nearly 1000 articles in numerous trade and consumer publications, including newspaper columns, feature stories, travel essays, arts criticism, sports writing, business journalism, poetry and short fiction. For 650 straight weeks, his newspaper columns ...

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@gary_singh — 4,292 followers, 17,393 tweets

RT @kronosquartet: Lovely essay by friend/local journalist @gary_singh: "Even though I was no longer playing music, I began to find pe… https://t.co/7dUhamQsLp
I enjoyed writing this autobiographical essay for @aaww - my path from a teen on the piano, through music school at @SJSUMusic, and on to @metronewspaper columns for 12 years. Perps to @kronosquartet and Ruthie's Inn. #punjabi #dtsj #UrduPoetry  https://twitter.com/aaww/status/953336094296281090 
RT @DrHGuy: "Extraordinary" Video Of Leonard Cohen's "Indescribably Beautiful" Suzanne - Montreal 2012  https://wp.me/p5RKSW-45M  https://t.co/kmOMn8O21X
This looks fantastic. If that's the painter Eric Fischl that I see sandwiched in there, even better!  https://twitter.com/viet_t_nguyen/status/953313348510040069 
"Ever eavesdropped on two poets having a conversation at a coffee shop?" Kaveh Akbar Is Poetry's Biggest Cheerleader  https://n.pr/2Fv3uVd 
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Interview

What does it mean to be a journalist?

It means always having to ask questions, especially of yourself.

What's your favorite drink?

Ginger citrus guayusa.

What's the most common misperception about your beat?

That I plan anything in advance.

Awards

Society of American Travel Writers

2013 - Bronze Medal, SATW Western Chapter Writing Awards
Third place (bronze) for story on Palo Alto for OpenSkies, the inflight magazine of Emirates Airlines.