National Radio Tour Scheduled for 9/11/13

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Damon will take part in a national radio tour on the morning of 9/11 via Premiere Radio Networks. He will be joined by Florence Engoran, a survivor of the World Trade Center, whose story appears in Tower Stories: An Oral … Continued

“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

The Actor’s Art & Craft published in Italian

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The Actor’s Art & Craft will be published by Dino Audino Editore as Lezioni di recitazione. Il racconto quotidiano della formazione con la tecnica Meisner. Dino Audino Editore specializes in titles pertaining to the performing arts, cinema, theater, television, and other … 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.

A new spring for public intellectuals

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For Spring semester 2013, Damon returns to teach writing for public intellectuals in the program he initiated last year for PhD students in History and Culture at Drew University’s Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. From the Caspersen School’s course catalog: … Continued

Damon’s co-author Baiqiao Tang speaks at University of Rochester

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What do a dropped book, a freshman in college, and Tiananmen Square have to do with one another? Evidently, quite a bit. These elements and many more began an unlikely synchonicity when University of Rochester freshman Se Hoon Kim saw … Continued

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