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Daren Wang was born in Buffalo, New York.  He is the founding Executive Director of AJC Decatur Book Festival and served in that position until 2017.

As a public radio producer, he produced and or hosted several series  including The Spoken Word, Porches: The South and Her Writers, Circle of Friends, Between the Lines, ArtVoice, and Atlanta Forum.

His writing has appeared in Paste Magazine, Five Points Magazine, the Atlanta Journal Constitution, AJC Travel, The Saporta Report, ArtsATL and others. He published the short-lived audio magazine Verb:An Audioquarterly. The Hidden Light of Northern Fires is his first novel.


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