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DeLauné Michel


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Niece of Andre Dubus, Cousin of James Lee Burke

DeLauné Michel has worked as an actor in theater, film, and television. The first two stories Michel wrote won recognition by the Thomas Wolfe Short Fiction Award, and later work won the Pacificus Foundation Literary Award. She has performed her nonfiction work on NPR. She founding producer of Spoken Interludes, a critically-acclaimed reading series in LA and New York. In 2001, Ms. Michel made it a non-profit arts organization through which she has developed, has taught in, and continues to run out-reach writing programs for at-risk teenagers. Her first novel, Aftermath of Dreaming, was published by William Morrow in 2006. She lives in Westchester County, New York with her husband and two sons. Ms. Michel is currently working on her third novel.