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Paul Haddad

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Some of my earliest memories involve books -- not just reading them, but writing them. They totaled well over a hundred. Story books, comic books, maze books, even a world atlas about countries that existed only in my head, in that same space where I imagined a wide expanse of readers beyond my mom. After gravitating toward visual media as an undergrad, I earned a Master of Fine Arts from USC's School of Cinema-TV, where I won a student Emmy for my documentary thesis film, Taxi Dancer. After film school, I wrote several bad screenplays and directed a marginal feature (it sold in Slovakia and got into four festivals you never heard of) that left me heavily in debt. Realizing I needed a career, I turned to television, which has taken me on so ...more

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Very honored to receive a Seal of Approval, Literary Classics, for "Skinny White Freak," which was singled out for Literary Excellence. From their press release:

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