Joined: May 26, 2014
Last Visited: June 23, 2019
Write-a-Thon Team: Team Rocketship Spatula
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Thom Dunn is a writer, musician, and new media artist. He is currently a writer for the New York Times' Wirecutter, a Huntington Playwriting Fellow, and a regular contributor to Upworthy and other sites. His plays have been read or performed in New York, Boston, Hollywood, Alaska, and more, and he's also published fiction with Long Hidden and comic books for Grayhaven Comics & Ninth Art Press. Thom has also written essays, criticisms, and other vaguely-non-fictional ramblings for Medium, Quirk Books and Tor; and poetry in Asimov's and others. You can find his songs on Spotify, iTunes, and BandCamp as well. A graduate of Emerson College and the Clarion Writer's Workshop at the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination, Thom enjoys mythophysics, robots and whiskey, and Oxford commas, and firmly believes that Journey's "Don't Stop Believing" is the single greatest atrocity ever committed against mankind. He lives in Boston and Ithaca with his wife and way too many weird stringed instruments. Thom is represented by the Kepner Agency.
I mean, it depends on what I'm writing, doesn't it? In which case, the current answer is a satirically over-earnest near-future exploration of the addictive nature of conspiracy theorists.
I'm currently working on the second drafts for 2 different projects: a playwriting commission about climate change, and a novel about an addiction support group for conspiracy theorists in a near-future technological dystopia. I hope to use this time to get them both polished up and ready for the next step!
Raising money can be difficult right now, but if I can get $250, I'd be happy.
Alas, the Clarion Write-a-Thon has ended, with $7,175.73 raised so far! However, we are still accepting donations. Thank you for your support!