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    Claiborne Smith
    Cultural reporter
    New York City 09.22.010
    Recent Work
    The Misfits: Life in the New Gay Margins
    by Claiborne Smith
    Since graduating from NYU's Cultural Reporting & Criticism and Portfolio programs in January 2004, I went to Dallas, Texas to do a six-month reporting fellowship at the Dallas Observer, and then to the Sundance Film Festival in January 2005 to cover the festival for Sundance's new daily paper published during the festival, the Sundance Daily Insider. Then back to New York, to stay put for a while.
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    MORE Recent Work:
  • Dallas High School Expels Gay Student (Dallas Observer)
  • David Moats, An Unlikely Defender of Civil Unions (Newsday)
  • John Sayles Interview (
  • Guided by Cell Phone (Newsday)
  • Interview with Sherman Alexie (Publishers Weekly)
  • Gay Softball World Series Comes to Dallas (Dallas Observer)
  • Book Editor Tries to Run Away with Carnival (Publishers Weekly)
  • Indies in Paradise: Honolulu's Second Cinema Paradise Film Fest (
  • Appointment with a Reluctant Transsexual (Portfolio)
  • The Sins of the Father (Dallas Observer)
    Feature Story: How to Socialize in the Age of AIDS (Austin Chronicle)
    News Story: The Hopwood Spectre (Austin Chronicle)
    Profile: Edward Swfit v. The Literal Minded (Austin Chronicle)
    Criticism: A 'Bullet' to the Gut (Austin Chronicle)

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