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David Abrams
Works at The Quivering Pen book blog
Attended University of Alaska-Fairbanks
Lives in Butte, MT
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New blog post on overcoming writerly procrastination over at Red Room
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Last week, I got an email from a Facebook friend: “Look what just arrived in the mail!!!”  Attached to the email was a photo of my exclamatory friend holding up a copy of Fobbit, freshly unboxed from Amazon.  I wanted to die.
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Lydia Netzer on editorial lunches and how they boosted her confidence in her debut novel "Shine Shine Shine."
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Remembering the Lonely Soldier at Thanksgiving....
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This week, you have the chance to win a copy of the new collection of short stories by Brian Evenson: "Windeye."  Literary horror in its finest, creepiest hour.
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Jennifer Spiegel on the trials and tribulations of getting her first novel, "So I Slept With Mickey Rourke," published.  Spoiler alert: It doesn't end well.
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Work
Occupation
Book Reviewer, Novelist, Journalist, Writer, Public Affairs Specialist
Employment
  • The Quivering Pen book blog
    Founder, 2010 - present
  • The Barnes and Noble Review
    Book Reviewer, 2007 - 2011
  • U.S. Army
    Public Affairs NCOIC, 1988 - 2008
  • The Livingston Enterprise
    Reporter, 1987 - 1988
  • The Madisonian
    Reporter, 1987 - 1987
Places
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Currently
Butte, MT
Previously
Jackson, WY - Anchorage, AK - Fairbanks, AK - Laurel, MD - El Paso, TX - Forest Park, GA - Kittanning, PA - Bloomsburg, PA - Livingston, MT - Ennis, MT - Baghdad, Iraq - Laramie, WY - Eugene, OR
Story
Tagline
Novelist, short story writer, blogger
Introduction
I'm the author of Fobbit (Grove/Atlantic), a novel about the Iraq War. My short stories have appeared in Esquire, Narrative, Salamander, The Literarian, and others. I blog about the literary life at The Quivering Pen.
Bragging rights
My novel "Fobbit" was published by Grove/Atlantic in 2012.
Education
  • University of Alaska-Fairbanks
    Creative Writing (MFA), 1992 - 2004
  • University of Oregon
    English, 1984 - 1987
  • University of Wyoming
    Theater, 1981 - 1983
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Male