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David Griffith
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Sweet Briar, Virginia


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Bookman Old Style
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My office
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In the library (any library)
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early morning--5-8 am


Dave Griffith is the author of "A Good War is Hard to Find: The Art of Violence in America" (Soft Skull). His essays and reviews have been published in the Utne Reader, IMAGE, and The Normal School, and on-line at Killing the Buddha and Bookslut. He is at work on a manuscript titled "Pyramid Scheme: Making Art and Being Broke in America." He is Assistant Professor of English at Sweet Briar College, and is a frequent contributor to IMAGE's Good Letters blog.


Flannery O'Connor, John Cheever, David Lynch, Joan Didion, Public Enemy, John Coltrane, David Byrne, and Dorothy Day.

David Griffith's Last Word

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What are you reading? Conversation 107 3 years 4 weeks ago
Pyramid Scheme Chapter 0 4 years 5 weeks ago
Allegorical Frieze Chapter 0 4 years 5 weeks ago
What are your favorite endings to novels you love? Conversation 20 4 years 21 weeks ago
Hunger Was Good Discipline Chapter 15 5 years 3 weeks ago
On Transfiguration Chapter 0 5 years 4 weeks ago