Navy retiree André Lewis Carter writes fiction, poetry, essays, and plays in the urban sprawl of Portland, Oregon.
He is a freelance editor, voice actor, and a reader for Hippocampus Magazine & Books. His short stories have appeared in Soft Cartel, Page and Spine, and Down in the Dirt magazines. His poetry appeared in The Journal of Graduate Liberal Studies.
André's one act play, Reaction, was given a staged reading at the Last Theater Conference in Valdez, AK.
André holds a M.A. in fiction writing and a M.F.A. in creative writing from the Wilkes University Graduate Creative Writing Program where he was a Beverly Blakeslee Hiscox Scholar.
He is married to a fellow Navy veteran who occasionally tells dirty jokes.
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