“Nightshade” to be Featured in Apocalyptic/Dystopian Short Story Anthology

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Damon’s short story “Nightshade” made the shortlist for After the Fall, an Apocalyptic/Dystopian short story anthology from UK-based Almond Press. “Nightshade” describes civilization’s death rattle as we succumb to a curious and deadly pathogen concocted for biological warfare. We’ll post … Continued

Damon’s essay wins 2012 Web of Life Foundation contest

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Each year, the Web of Life Foundation sponsors an essay contest looking for the best non-technical English language writing on themes related to socio-environmental issues. Damon’s essay Brown is Just as Important as Green was just awarded the Overall First Place Winner for … Continued

Unearthed footage: “Shock & Awe” scene wins Manhattan Monologue Slam (January 2010)

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Why post something that happened three years ago?

In the first place, we never saw this before.

In the second place, actor Garrett Hendricks helped develop “Shock & Awe.” He’s a friend and an excellent artist, and you’ll like what he does with this role.

Thirdly, and most important by far: the problems faced by U.S. veterans returning from deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan continue to weigh heavily on the American spirit.

And what’s being done about it? Not nearly enough.

Write a review of “My Two Chinas” and win a copy of “Tower Stories”

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What a pleasant suprise! Today I stopped into the Union Square Barnes and Noble here in good old NYC. And what to my wandering eyes did appear? Copies of “My Two Chinas” stacked neatly on the New Non-fiction table, mere steps … Continued

Dalai Lama Issues Proclamation Endorsing “My Two Chinas”

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His Holiness, Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet just issued a statement endorsing my latest book. This statement, incredibly rare for His Holiness to make, will be used as the book’s foreword beside an introduction by Prof. Robert … Continued

My play “Shock & Awe” helps win the January 2010 Manhattan Monologue Slam

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Congratulations to my friend Garrett Hendricks for winning the January 2010 Manhattan Monologue Slam using a piece from my play Shock & Awe (for more information on Shock & Awe, please see the Plays tab). You can catch a video of Garrett’s winning … Continued