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Dan Kennedy

Dan Kennedy is host of The Moth storytelling podcast, and a longtime host and performer at Moth live events. He is the author of three books, "Loser Goes First" (Random House/Crown), "Rock On" (A Times of London Book of The Year) and "American Spirit: A Novel" (Publisher’s Weekly starred review). His stories have appeared in GQ Magazine, McSweeney's, and numerous print anthologies. Kennedy has been a guest lecturer at Yale, and a guest author at The Harvard Lampoon in celebration of his work anthologized in "The Best of McSweeney's Humor". He lives in downtown New York, and sits on the judging committees of the 2017 PEN America Jean Stein Grant for Literary Oral History, and the Writers Guild of America East "Made in New York" Fellowship Program.

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Dan Kennedy

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I Am Paid to Write Love Notes to Phil Collins

by Dan Kennedy

A young man swears that he will never sell out.

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15:01
And How Does That Make You Feel?

by Dan Kennedy

A CSW helps a young slacker get on track, and gives him the tools, and a reason, to cry.

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15:08
In Deep Guano

by Dan Kennedy

Dan Kennedy travels to Indonesia to find giant snakes and live in the moment.

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