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Will Dowd

GPSW 2007

Will Dowd

Will Dowd is a writer and artist based in Boston, MA. After MIT, he received an MFA in Creative Writing at New York University. His first book, a collection of essays titled Areas of Fog, was published in 2017 and received a Nonfiction “Must Read” award from the Massachusetts Book Awards. His radio essays have been broadcast on NPR member stations WBUR and WVIA. He currently writes a monthly newsletter called The Lunar Dispatch, which discusses the latest news about our nearest heavenly body. More information is available at