Mathias Freese

Author of:
"This Mobius Strip of Ifs"

Author of The i Tetralogy, a Holocaust novel, winner of the Allbooks Review Editor's Choice Award 2007, and Down to a Sunless Sea, a collection of short fiction, Indie Excellence Finalist Book Awards, Mathias B. Freese is a psychotherapist and teacher.

His non-fiction articles have appeared in the New York Times, Voices: The Art and Science of Psychotherapy, Pilgrimage and other journals. In 2005 the Society of Southwestern Authors honored him with a first-place award for personal essay/memoir.

In November/December 2011 Mensa Bulletin published this essay in revised form. His new collection of short stories is in progress, I Truly Lament. In 2011 ten stories from this collection were published, the latest being Slave, Del Sol Review #18, 2011.

This Mobius Strip of Ifs, a collection of essays written over four decades, was published in February 2012. It is the winner of the 2012 National Indie Excellence Awards in the non-fiction category and a 2012 Global Ebook Award Finalist. Having submitted I Truly Lament to the 2012 Leapfrog Fiction Contest, Freese was one of three finalists out of 422 manuscripts submitted. Dzanc publishing house offered a contract for this book and will publish his earlier efforts as Ebooks.