|Drawing by Jess Ruliffson|
Featured writers are U.S. Air Force veteran Lynn Hill; U.S. Marine Corps and Iraq War veteran Maurice Emerson Decaul; Vietnam veteran Kevin R. McPartland; and U.S.M.C. and Iraq War veteran Phil Klay.
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U.S.A.F. vet Lynn Hill, a Columbia University graduate and former intelligence analyst, is a poet and performer who appeared in the 2012 multimedia show "Holding It Down" with Vijay Iyer and Mike Ladd. Her next project, "Lioness," with Maurice Decaul, debuts at the 2014 Atlas Intersections Festival.
U.S.M.C. vet and Columbia University graduate Maurice Decaul, who served in the Iraq War, is an essayist and librettist who has been featured in the New York Times, The Daily Beast, Sierra Magazine, Barely South Review, Epiphany and others. An M.F.A. candidate at New York University, Decaul appeared, in 2012 and 2013, in the multimedia show "Holding It Down" with Vijay Iyer and Mike Ladd.
Native Brooklynite and Vietnam vet Kevin McPartland, author of "Brownstone Dreams", set in 1960s Brooklyn, is a novelist and short story writer whose work has appeared in AIM Magazine, Grit Mag and "Adventures in Hell," an anthology of short stories by Vietnam veterans.
U.S.M.C. vet Phil Klay, who served in Iraq during 2007-8, authored the forthcoming short story collection "Redeployment," and contributes to "Fire and Forget: Short Stories From the Long War." His work has been published in The New York Times, Granta, Tin House and elsewhere.
"Writing War" is curated by Brooklyn resident Peter Catapano, editor of "Happy Days, Home Fires," and other opinion sections at The New York Times Online.
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