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Dana Shavin

Contributor Dana Shavin

Dana’s essays and articles have appeared in Oxford AmericanThe Sun, Psychology, Bark, and others, and she has work forthcoming in Garden and Gun. She is an award-winning humor columnist and travel writer for the Chattanooga Times Free Press, and the author of a memoir, The Body Tourist, about the intersection of her anorexia with her mental health career. Her work has been nominated for inclusion in Best American Essays, and for a Pushcart.  You can find more at, and follow her on Facebook at Dana Shavin Writes. 

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