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Nick Taylor
Works at San Jose State University
Attended University of Virginia
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Thanks to Megan Kaplon for this article about sports fiction in the February issue of The Writer magazine. Quotes from me and my editor!
Why you'll throw a winning pitch with sports fiction.
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I'm interviewing Julia Reynolds Weds at 7pm in the Center for Steinbeck Studies at SJSU. Event is free and open to the public!
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Bay Area people: I'm appearing on a panel Sunday afternoon at 3pm at the JCC in Palo Alto, part of Litquake's South Bay extravaganza. I can't wait to talk genre with +Evette Davis and +Keith Raffel. (The program features a host of other authors and friends, including +Ellen Sussman, +Lee Kravetz...) See you there!
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Hey buddy- I'll be on a panel there at 4:15! See you there!

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Remember the pitcher Dock Ellis? Did you know that Donald Hall, the poet, followed him around for the 1974 season? Brilliant book, fascinating subject.
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Johnny Adcock gets a contract extension... DOUBLE SWITCH by T.T. Monday, coming Spring 2016.
About this blog: This blog is a place for conversation about books. I post reviews of what I'm reading--lots of contemporary fiction, but also classics and the occasional work of narrative nonfiction. I am always looking for new books to read, so please share your recommendations in the comments ...
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LOVED the first, can't wait for the 2nd! 
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It may surprise you to know that I used to be a computer programmer. In a couple of weeks, on October 3 at Kepler's Books and Magazines in Menlo Park, I will be interviewing another programmer-turned-novelist, the great Vikram Chandra. (I LOVED his Bombay gangster novel, Sacred Games.) Chandra's new book, Geek Sublime, is an ingenious blend of memoir, science writing, and philosophy. The link below will get you a ticket to the event, including a copy of the book. See you soon!
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So close it looks Photoshopped...
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  • San Jose State University
    Assistant Professor, 2007 - present
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Hyderabad, India - Los Angeles, CA - Charlottesville, VA - Washington, DC
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Writing under a pen name.
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I have pseudonyms in English and Hindi.
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