David Dupont

David Dupont is a veteran local news reporter and arts writer with almost years of experience. A peripatetic journalist, he has worked full-time for local newspapers in Vermont, New Hampshire, Central New York State, and Northwest Ohio. In 2016, he and fellow journalist Jan McLaughlin launched the online news and arts website BG Independent News. Dupont also maintained a parallel career as a music writer with his work appearing in Cadence, One Final Note, and All Music Guide. He has a BDIC in Jazz Studies from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and an MFA in Creative Writing in Fiction from the Vermont College of the Fine Arts.

Updated September 2021

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Jackson Bliss’s experimental fiction crosses borders & boundaries

Jackson Bliss was looking forward to his collection, Counterfactual Love Stories & Other Experiments being published by Wayne State University Press in their Made in Michigan series.

The book would provide, he said, a different view of  the state, with its multi-cultural, mixed-race cast of characters and concerns. That’s unusual for a literary novel set in Michigan.

Then he received the Noemi Press Book Award, and it was an offer he couldn’t refuse. He was honored by the prize that includes publications from an imprint he greatly respects.

So, Counterfactual Love Stories & Other Experiments will be published next year, the …

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