Short, third-person bio

Cameron N. Coulter thinks incessantly about speculative fiction, gender, and intentional communities. His poetry has appeared in Eternal Haunted Summer and Eye to the Telescope, and his academic nonfiction has appeared in the Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed Journal. He reviews short genre fiction for Skiffy and Fanty and blogs about social justice, simple living, community, and spirituality at The Ruined Report. Cam can be found on his website or on Twitter @camncoulter.

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Longer, first-person bio

I grew up in southern California and went to college at Santa Clara University, where I studied Theatre Arts and Women's & Gender Studies. After college, I did a year of service with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in Baltimore, MD, and I then spent two years living and working in a community of adults with and without developmental disabilities in the Kansas City metro area. I currently teach in Jilin City, China.

I write fiction, usually shortish fiction, usually science fiction or fantasy. I write and perform poetry, usually either performance/slam poetry or SF poetry. I also write nonfiction, including short fiction reviews, blog posts, and other essays.

I'm a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association (SFPA), and you should join too. I'm a sinophile who studies Mandarin Chinese. I'm also a GNU/Linux user, a big fan of Free Software, a supporter of the Software Freedom Conservancy, an amateur sysadmin, and an middling web/ebook designer.

I love science fiction and intentional communities. I like cooking, religion, podcasts, critical theory, and hiking. I think copyright law is fascinating. I also like to tap dance.

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