Jeff Fearnside is a passionate teacher, and his research interests include writing about place, culture, and the natural environment. He has published widely in literary journals and anthologies. National awards for his writing include a Grand Prize in the Santa Fe Writers Project’s Literary Awards Program and the Mary Mackey Short Story Prize. He lived and worked in Central Asia for four years, first as a university instructor through the U.S. Peace Corps and later as manager of the Muskie Graduate Fellowship Program in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.

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