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Sion Dayson was born in New York City, grew up in North Carolina, and earned an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Her work has appeared in Electric Literature, Utne Reader, The Wall Street Journal, The Rumpus, Hunger Mountain, and many other venues, and her writings often focus on travel, living abroad, and her literary hero, James Baldwin.

She has won grants and residencies from The Kerouac House, Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, and the Stone Court Writer-in-Residence Program. She also got the chance to spend a month writing in Edith Wharton's house, The Mount.

Her popular blog paris (im)perfect explored the City of Light’s less glamorous side. After a decade in Paris, she now resides in Valencia, Spain, where she teache
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Sion Dayson As Anais Nin said, we get "to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” I love, too, that something I’ve worked on and worried over in…moreAs Anais Nin said, we get "to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” I love, too, that something I’ve worked on and worried over in solitude leads to connection later. There’s no instant gratification. But the rewards after are delicious. Engaging with readers and other writers is such a gift!(less)
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