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Shawnte Orion attended Paradise Valley Community College for one day, but his first book of poetry The Existentialist Cookbook was published by NYQBooks. He is a former Copper State Haiku Slam Champion and his poems have appeared in The Threepenny Review, Barrelhouse, Gargoyle Magazine, New York Quarterly and other journals. He has performed at bookstores, bars, universities, hair salons, museums, and laundromats.
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