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John Verlenden

Biography

John VerlendenJohn taught creative writing for 25 years at LSU, UNO, and American University in Cairo. He introduced the Writing Workshop to Jordan as a Fulbright Fellow. He is co-translator of three award-winning books, Arabic to English. He publishes in many journals including The Missouri Review, Brevity, Fourth Genre, Exquisite Corpse, and New Orleans Review. His story "Lost Text: Hotel St. Pierre" was anthologized in French Quarter Fiction. Memoir/creative nonfiction is a favorite genre.

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