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Rebecca Clarren

Award-winning journalist Rebecca Clarren has been writing about the rural West for nearly twenty years. Her journalism, for which she has won the Hillman Prize and an Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellowship, has appeared in such magazines as MotherJones, High Country News, The Nation and Salon.com. Her debut novel Kickdown, which The Washington Post called "an impressive debut," was shortlisted for the PEN/Bellwether Prize. She lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband and two young sons.