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Patrick O'Neil

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Patrick O’Neil is the author of the memoirs: ANARCHY AT THE CIRCLE K (forthcoming), GUN, NEEDLE, SPOON (Dzanc Books, 2015), and HOLD-UP (13e Note Editions, 2013). His writing has appeared in numerous publications including: Juxtapoz, Salon.com, The Fix, After Party Magazine, The Nervous Breakdown, and Razorcake.

O'Neil is a contributing editor for Sensitive Skin Magazine, a Pushcart nominee, a two time nominee for Best Of The Net, and a PEN Center USA Professional and former Mentor. He is currently shopping, "LA COUNTY" - the first book in a trilogy of noir crime novels set in LA, and he's working on a collection of linked essays on his trials and tribulations with the TSA.

O'Neil holds an MFA from Antioch University Los Angeles where he is
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Gun, Needle, Spoon

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