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Andrew O. Dugas

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Born
in St. Louis, MO, The United States
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Hemingway, Kerouac, Kesey, Robbins, Auster, Amado, The Bard

Member Since
September 2008


Andrew Dugas's fiction and poetry have appeared in LITnIMAGE, Fiction 365, the SoMa Literary Review, Unlikely Stories 2.0, edifice WRECKED, Bound Off Books, Poems Niederngasse, and elsewhere.

A graduate of Ithaca College, he is also a two-year veteran of Cornell's Creative Writing Workshop.

Sleepwalking in Paradise, a San Francisco novel about old money, the new economy, and the Second Coming, was published in June 2014 byVox Nova, an imprint of Numina Press.

From March 1, 2012 to November 26, 2014, he mailed 1,001 postcards with a hand-inscribed original haiku on it to randomly selected recipients. He currently publishes the Haiku Scout Newsletter, which every week collects haiku from social media into a single newsletter and emails it to
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Sleepwalking in Paradise

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This book deserves a place on all writers' bookshelves, right between Lamott's Bird By Bird and King's On Writing. Many such writing manuals too often rehash the same old axioms: write what you know, kill your darlings, silence your inner editor. Fau ...more
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As a reader, I am hard to please. I start more books than I finish. This book was recommended by someone in my writing group, and now I really owe them. I burned through this collection. If you write short stories and are looking for the inheritor of ...more
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As a reader, I am hard to please. I start more books than I finish. This book was recommended by someone in my writing group, and now I really owe them. I burned through this collection. If you write short stories and are looking for the inheritor of ...more
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If you were an editor or lit agent and someone pitched you a "meditation" on the life and work of Marcel Marceau, you would have to ask for pages just to see if the author could pull it off. Well, Ms. Wen more than pulls it off, she hits it out of th ...more
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