Fiction

This is a legacy Fiction page.

Please go to www.adamstrassberg.com for Adam Strassberg's current author webpage.


Adam Strassberg is a retired psychiatrist living in Portland, Oregon. 

He uses the intersection of psychology, religion, mythology and magical realism to explore the human condition through fiction.

His stories have been published both in print and online.

When he’s not writing or napping, he often can be found updating his website at www.adamstrassberg.com

He invites you to follow him at his Amazon author's page





His recently published fiction includes:

The Happiest Place on Earth

The Doctor behind the Curtains

this story possesses you

Years' Time


Fiafia Fights the Fatties

Strassberg, Adam. "Fiafia Fights the Fatties." Dragon Gems: Summer 2023. Edited by Steven Radecki, Water Dragon Publishing, July 28, 2023, pp. 266-291.

(Anthology available for purchase online)


The King of Stories

(This story won runner-up for fiction in Please See Me magazine's 4th Annual Mental Health Awareness Writing Contest.)

Farmer Bob's Hat

The Brewbot 9000

Strassberg, Adam. "The Brewbot 9000." The HOCUS Tarot, Volume II, HOCUS, June 2023.

The Lullaby Lady

Apple Pi

The Last Temptation of Harold

The Kerchief 

The Day Before the Wedding


Some of his earlier published essays include:

Strassberg, A. 1995. “A Body of Knowledge.” Stanford Magazine,(March): 52-57.

Strassberg, A. 1996. “Heart of the Matter.” Stanford Magazine,(May/June): 80-84.

Strassberg, A. 1997. “First Stitch.” Stanford Magazine, (November/December):84-86.

Strassberg, A. 1999. “Lower the Gurney.” Stanford Magazine, (May/June): 76-80.

"Keep Calm and Parent On" - Guest Opinion: Adam Strassberg, M.D. - Palo Alto Weekly - March 16, 2015

Strassberg, A. 2021. “Soul Survivor.” In Becoming Doctors: 25 Years Later A Follow-Up Visit, Parminder Bolina, ed. Franklin: Clovercroft Publishing. 134-139.

Strassberg, A. 2021. “Fish Gone, Gone Fishing.” In Becoming Doctors: 25 Years Later A Follow-Up Visit, Parminder Bolina, ed. Franklin: Clovercroft Publishing. 134-139.