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About the Artist

Shawn Vestal (Spokane) writes short stories that have appeared in Tin House, McSweeney’s, The Southern Review, Ecotone, Quarterly West, CutBank, Sou’Wester, The Florida Review, and Web Conjunctions. A graduate of Eastern Washington University’s MFA program in fiction, he is currently completing his first novel. Shawn has worked as a reporter and editor at newspapers around the Northwest for more than 20 years, most recently at The Spokesman-Review in Spokane, where he lives with his wife and son.

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