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National Book Festival

Michael Lind, the Whitehead Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation in Washington, D.C., has been a staff writer for "The New Yorker "and Washington correspondent for "Harper's Magazine." He is the author of a number of books of history, fiction and verse. His works of poetry include: "When You Are Someone Else "(Aralia Press, 2002), achapbook; "Bluebonnet Girl "(Henry Holt, 2004), a prize-winning children's book in verse; and "The Alamo "(1997), a narrative poem selected as the "Los Angeles Times Book Review'"s"best book of the year." His first collection of verse is "Parallel Lives "(Etruscan Press, 2007). He lives in Washington, D.C.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Michael  Lind