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About this author

That "author's photo" of me is an illustration done by my friend Hawk Krall, an awesome artist from Philly.

I had an odd path to writing which I describe in the first chapter of Hella Nation.

For the most part, my biography is contained in the books and articles I publish.


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My upcoming book, movies, war, pornography, anarchy and techniques for interviewing meth addicts are some of the topics covered...Or "crazy story after crazy story" as the Longform editors describe it.
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message 4: by Ryan

Ryan Campbell Thanks for friending me. Glad to be here.


Priscilla Hey Evan,

Where have you been?! I'm looking for a new post from you.


message 2: by Evan

Evan Wright Hawk Krall mostly reminds me of Hawk Krall. I love his work and hope to work with him sometime on a project.




message 1: by Real

Real Women Mr. Wright, I like the illustration of you and found a link to illustrator Hawk Krall of you at http://www.hawkkrall.net/xnews43.html
Hawk Krall reminds me of the work of R. Crumb. I would like to know if you follow any published works by artists who make comic or the novel form manga popularized by a growing number of artists in the West. I did not like comics until I saw the documentary Crumb and the movie Ghost World and I started to "get it." I think it would be cool to have a comic or mange version of Generation Kill illustrated by Hawk Krall whose work I found on his website after did a little sleuthing: http://www.hawkkrall.net/ I don't see how any of the stories could be comix versions of Hella Nation, except maybe the "Mad Dogs and Lawyers" article, illustrated by Paul Schneider which would be too sick I imagine.


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