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D.J. MacHale

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D.J. MacHale is a writer, director, executive producer and creator of several popular television series and movies.

He was raised in Greenwich, CT and graduated from Greenwich High School. While in school, he had several jobs including collecting eggs at a poultry farm, engraving sports trophies and washing dishes in a steakhouse...in between playing football and running track. D.J. then attended New York University where he received a BFA in film production.

His filmmaking career began in New York where he worked as a freelance writer/director, making corporate videos and television commercials. He also taught photography and film production.

D.J. broke into the entertainment business by writing several ABC Afterschool Specials. After moving
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I spent last Saturday in San Antonio, TX at Librarypalooza...an author event that was attended by over a thousand eager, young readers. The authors with me were Carl Deuker, James Dashner, Laura Lee Gulledge, Marissa Meyer, Siobhan Vivian and Jenny Han.

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