Ray Shea (@rayjshea) is a nonfiction writer who dabbles in film geekery. His work has appeared in The Southeast Review, Hobart, Split Lip, Phoebe, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. He has been nominated multiple times for The Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net, and was a finalist for the Phoebe Creative Nonfiction Prize and the Sidney W. Vernick Award in Nonfiction. A native of Boston and New Orleans, he lives in Seattle, where he spends an unhealthy amount of time looking for orcas. Find him online here.
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