Weaving people and ideas to make a difference

Randy Fertel is a writer and philanthropist dedicated to the arts, education, New Orleans, and the environment.




A Taste for Chaos

In A Taste For Chaos, Fertel explores the undercurrent of spontaneity in literature and identifies a new metagenre called improvisations – texts that claim to have been written without effort or craft, like an idea that hits you in the shower.

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The Gorilla Man and the Empress of Steak

The Gorilla Man and the Empress of Steak is the story of two larger-than-life characters and the son whom their lives helped to shape.

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