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February 16, 2023
"Open Letter to the Next Harvard President" Harvard Independent

January 23, 2023
"Opinion: The damage wrought by our nation's top law schools" New Haven Register

February 2, 2022
"No Chopping Shopping Week" Harvard Crimson

October 12, 2021
Lit with Lloyd Podcast Interview

October 8, 2021
"Made by Marlo: Keith Raffel and the Balancing Test" Harvard Independent

December 2, 2020
"President Trump's Oedipus Complex" San Francisco Chronicle

October 15, 2020
"Two steps forward, one step back through history" The Forward

September 2, 2020
"Perspective: Trump's Acts May Face America with an Unwelcome Dilemma" Pangyrus

September 17, 2019
"Trump: Making America Great (Britain) Again?" Pangyrus

Spring 2019
"Fit Right In" (a short story) Suspense Magazine

February 8, 2019
"What Does Trump Think We Should Do About Illegitimate Elections?" Medium

February 7, 2018
"Beware Stanfordization" The Harvard Crimson

January 31, 2018
"Opinion: Government action or inaction kills people; what do you call that crime?" San Jose Mercury News

April 9, 2017
"Former Intelligence Committee lawyer scopes out the Russian probe landscape" San Jose Mercury News

December 26, 2016
"I Couldn't Write a Thriller as Strange as a Pro-Russia US President" San Francisco Chronicle

October 19, 2016
"One Isn't the Loneliest Number Anymore" RT Book Reviews

January 29, 2016
"Keith Raffel's Modest Proposal: Let ONLY Women Vote" San Jose Mercury News

December 11, 2015
"Opinion: On Crimson Careerism" Harvard Magazine

January 2, 2015
"First Edition: Temple Mount" The J Weekly

December 22, 2014
"Keith Raffel: Searching for a Hook" The Sirens of Suspense

November 20, 2014
"Read the Thriller Temple Mount by Keith Raffel"

November 7, 2014
"The Long and Winding Road" InkSpot

November 7, 2014
"Temple Mount: A Novel" The Madderly Review

November 7, 2014
"Review: Temple Mount"

November 3, 2014
"Writing Female Characters: Guest Post by Keith Raffel" Mystery Fanfare

November 2, 2014
"The Story Behind the Story: Temple Mount by Keith Raffel" The Rap Sheet

October-November 2014
"Murder, Mayhem, and Mystery in Silicon Valley" South Bay Accent

October 31, 2014
"Writer Gets Readers to Pay Him to Edit his Manuscript" Huffington Post

December 24, 2013
"Guest Author, Keith Raffel: Under Jerusalem" Murder is Everywhere

December 12, 2013
"Local Author Keith Raffel Pens Another Thrilling Best-Seller" Silicon Valley Talk

November 5, 2013
"J.F.K. Slept Here?" Mystery Fanfare

October 10, 2013
"For Silicon Valley Novels, Blurring Fiction and Nonfiction" The New York Times

September 23, 2013
"Inside a Kickstarter Crowd Funding Campaign" LitVote - Harvard Square Edition

July 8, 2013
"Moving from Self-Publishing to Crowd-Publishing" Mystery Playground

June 28, 2013
"A Fool Like Me" InkSpot

June 26, 2013
"Kick Starting My Fifth Novel by Keith Raffel" Killer Thrillers

December 16, 2012
"Read the Political Thriller A Fine and Dangerous Season"

November 23, 2012
"A Fine and Dangerous Thriller" The Palo Alto Weekly

September 21, 2012
"A Fine and Dangerous Season"

September 10, 2012
"The Story Behind the Story: A Fine and Dangerous Season" The Rap Sheet

May 3, 2012
"My Fantasy Job: Hollywood Casting Director" InkSpot

December 23, 2011
"Drop by Drop - Keith Raffel" Start-Up

December 21, 2011
"The Love List #10: Keith Raffel" Kepler's: The Book Flap

October 28, 2011
"Read the Political Thriller Drop By Drop"

August 12, 2011
"Keith Raffel: Doubling the odds in book publishing" Palo Alto Online: Ad Libs

August 1, 2011
"Drop By Drop by Keith Raffel" The Big Thrill

July 13, 2011
"In the Handbasket: Keith Raffel" Notes From The Handbasket

July 1, 2011
"Summer Reading: A Roundup of New Thrills and Chills" Hadassah Magazine

June 17, 2011
"Former Silicon Valley CEO Keith Raffel finds even the writer's life is digital" San Jose Mercury News

May 29, 2011
"Indie's Questions with Keith Raffel" Indie Bee Covers

May 26, 2011
"E-books causing seismic shift in publishing"

May 25, 2011
"The Story Behind the Story: "Drop By Drop," by Keith Raffel" The Rap Sheet

November 22, 2010
"Keith Raffel's 'Smasher'" My Book, The Movie

July 29, 2010
"Who Owns You?" Acrimoney

June 15, 2010
"My Father, the War Hero and History Buff"

December 27, 2009
"Writer and Cook? Not Really." Mystery Lovers' Kitchen

November 16, 2009
"Keith Raffel - SMASHER" A Million Blogging Monkeys

November 15, 2009
"Dispatches from the Road" The Outfit

October 26, 2009
"A Smashing Good Read - Interview" Kill Zone

October 19, 2009
"Rebecca's Question for Keith Raffel" Criminal Minds

October 5 - 9, 2009
"Kepler's and Me: A Lifelong Romance" Well-Read Donkey

October 1, 2009
"The Story Behind the Story: 'Smasher'" The Rap Sheet
"Smasher by Keith Raffel" The Big Thrill