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Tommye Blount

Tommye Blount was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. He holds an MFA from Warren Wilson College, and is the author of Fantasia for the Man in Blue (Four Way Books, 2020), finalist for the National Book Award, and the chapbook What Are We Not For (Bull City Press, 2016). Blount is the recipient of scholarships and fellowships from Kresge Arts in Detroit and Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. A Cave Canem fellow, he lives near Novi, Michigan.

Tommye Blount
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