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Willy Vlautin


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Willy Vlautin was born and raised in Reno, Nevada. He has had stories published in such magazines as Zembla, Cold Drill, Sun Dog Southeast Review, and Chiron Review.

He is also a member of the internationally acclaimed band Richmond Fontaine. He currently resides in Portland, Oregon.
 
Awards
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (2012) : Lean on Pete


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Gravesend (2013)
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"A dark ride but a seriously great ride."

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