Jason Shannon

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Jason Shannon is a Canadian author.

Shannon began writing in ninth grade, but went for years without finishing anything, and then years more without publishing. His first big break was publishing the untitled true story of his vasectomy (published under the name Jay Shannon) at the age of 26, in the collection "Being Fruitful Without Multiplying: Stories and Essays from Around the World" by Patricia Yvette, Renee Anne, Janice Lynne and Many Others. It was at this time he was already working on the final edit of "The Zimmer Insurgency", his debut novel, which he self-published the following year in 2013.

Shannon worked in constuction for many years, and continues to to this day, in a variety of tasks from heavy equipmen
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Sleeping on Scissors?

Sleeping on Scissors?:
Beads, Breasts, Bush, and Language Barriers at Beijing’s Panjiayuan Market[1]

[1: Wherever unavoidable, I will be translating Mandarin using the pinyin system, rather than Wade-Giles. Moreover, as I was in Beijing, and both of my primary sources (Pimsleur and Mark Frobose) use the ‘Pekingese’-accented Beijing dialect, which might be described as the pirate... Read more of this blog post »
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It’s about time I finally read this thing. After all, I’m in it. The story of my vasectomy is published on page 93 (as Jay Shannon). But despite having read my own story, I didn’t get around to reading the rest of it until my flight to Las Vegas. It’ ...more
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