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Owen Egerton

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Owen Egerton is the author of the novel The Book of Harold, the Illegitimate Son of God as well as the novel Marshall Hollenzer is Driving and the short story collection How Best to Avoid Dying. He is also an accomplished screenplay writer and commentator for NPR affiliated stations. He is also the co-creator of the award winning comedy hit The Sinus Show which performed for six years at the Alamo Drafthouse Theater, and for several years Egerton was the artistic director of Austin’s National Comedy Theatre. His writing has been featured in Puerto del Sol, Killing the Buddha, Tiferet, Word Riot, and several other magazines and literary journals. Egerton earned a MFA in Creative Writing from Texas State University in 2005. He currently lives ...more

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“She watched the coals grow cooler and wondered if worlds grew cool as well. If existence faded like heat.”
Owen Egerton, Everyone Says That at the End of the World

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Bradley I hope you are having a good day! =)

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Jeannie Faulkner Barber Hi Owen and thanks for the friendship. Wow...what an awesome bio. My hubby is from Austin and we have a son and family that still live there. So hello, my Texas brother, to you and yours.
Blessings,
Jeannie


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