Dan Chaon
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Await Your Reply: Dan Chaon Talks About Self-invention
13 Oct 2009 // 4:00 PM

Lost, indie music and Final Destination inspired Dan Chaon's latest novel, Await Your Reply -- all deal with issues of self-invention and how we conceptualize the self, he tells PopMatters.


Desolate Landscapes Form the Backdrop for This Haunting Story Collection: 'Stay Awake'
28 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM

Dan Chaon's small, Midwestern towns are desolate landscapes where his characters are forced to confront the monster they’d like to avoid most: the truth about themselves.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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