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Thom Young

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in Perico, TX, The United States
March 22

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Thom Young is a writer from Texas. His work has been in PBS Newshour, The Wall Street Journal, The Oxford Review, and over a hundred literary journals. A 2008 Million Writers Award and 2016 Pushcart Prize nominee. His work was recently featured in the Friction Series in over 700 Barnes and Noble locations.



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Description: Tom Wilson moves into the serene neighbor hood of Lakewood in Dallas. He soon gets tangled up in a dark underworld, with forces controlling it from the outside. Thom Young's work has been in Word Riot, Thieves Jargon, The Legendary, and many other sundry places.
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Description: never trust a drunk

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“nobody tells you about the lie of love. you may fall but nobody will catch you without a fee.”
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“you can't explain love just accept it for what it is. two souls awash on a death ocean with a message in a bottle that reads, 'don't hurt me before I hurt you.”
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