Robert DeMott


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in New Canaan, Connecticut, The United States
November 22, 1943

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DeMott is Edwin and Ruth Kennedy Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, an endowed position he was awarded in 1998. He holds membership with the Association of Writers and Writing Programs, American Literature Association, the Jim Harrison Society, and the John Steinbeck Society of America. DeMott retired from full-time teaching in April 2007.<br /><br />A lifelong fly fisherman, DeMott is an International Federation of Fly Fishers Certified Casting Instructor, a graduate of Western Rivers Professional Guide School, a member of both the American Museum of Fly Fishing and the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum, Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Anglers' Club of New York,and a life member of Trout Unlimited. He has ...more

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Astream: American Writers o...

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Conversations with Jim Harr...

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Modern Arnis The Master Text

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Angling Days: A Fly Fisher'...

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Steinbeck's Typewriter: Ess...

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To a God Unknown

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“kind of person who could achieve anything if only he wasn’t dysfunctional enough not to.”
Robert DeMott, Afield: American Writers on Bird Dogs

“I have come to regret being right about anything anymore.”
Robert DeMott, Afield: American Writers on Bird Dogs

“I’m not a good dog trainer for the same reasons I am not a Republican: I endorse all forms of social anarchy.”
Robert DeMott, Afield: American Writers on Bird Dogs



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