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Paul Austin's Biography

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Durham, NC
Happy
Jan 2008

Paul Austin has worked in emergencies for twenty years: first as a firefighter, and now as an emergency room physician. His essays have been published in The Gettysburg Review, Creative Nonfiction, Ascent Magazine, The Southeast Review, and turnrow. His memoir Something For the Pain: One Doctor's Account of Life and Death in the ER will be published by W.W. Norton September 8, 2008.

Influences

Ted Conover, Susan Orlean, David Bradley

Upcoming Works

"Something For the Pain: One Doctor's Account of Life and Death in the ER" W.W. Norton. Sept. 8 2008

Agents

Michelle Tessler

Recommended Links

Publishers

W.W. Norton

Interests & Hobbies

Reading, writing, cooking, woodworking