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About Sean Patrick Riley

I write journalism, poetry, and narrative non-fiction, usually with a rhetorical bent.  I write about what I love, which includes childhood, my family, bicycle touring, public schools, pedagogy, Mexico, American ideals, and Tolstoy.

I am wrapping up work on a novella about friendship and climate change. I'm starting a novel about fun.

I live in Seattle with my wife and two children. 

You can reach me at

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