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Author photo. Credit: Larry D. Moore, 2007 Texas Book Festival, Austin, Texas

Credit: Larry D. Moore, 2007 Texas Book Festival, Austin, Texas

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A conversation with writer Roy Blount Jr.
Charlie Rose, Friday, July 3, 1998
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Roy Blount, Jr. says on his web site: Born to Southern parents in Indianapolis. Grew up in Decatur, Georgia. U.S. Army 1964-66. Reporter and columnist for Atlanta Journal and part-time English instructor at Georgia State College, 1966-68. Free-lance since leaving SI in 1975. Husband of painter Joan Griswold, father of social worker daughter Ennis and director-writer-actor-songwriter son Kirven (with whom he wrote and appeared in a five-minute film on extreme sports for ESPN), grandfather of of Jesse, Noah and Elsie. No pets at present, but previously dogs, cats, horse, rooster, snake, turtle, hamster, monitor lizard, parakeet and hens.
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