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Andre Perry

ABOUT the author

Andre Perry is an essayist and arts advocate. He received his MFA from the University of Iowa's Nonfiction Writing Program and his work has appeared in The BelieverCatapultGranta and other journals. He co-founded Iowa City's Mission Creek Festival, a celebration of music and literature, as well as the multidisciplinary festival of creative process, Witching Hour. He continues to live and work in Iowa City. This is his first book.
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Some of Us Are Very Hungry Now Two Dollar Radio book coverSome of Us Are Very Hungry Now
"A complete, deep, satisfying read... The variety of structures, formats, and rhythms Perry uses in Some of Us Are Very Hungry Now is extraordinary... These essays shine with broken humanity and announce the arrival of a new voice in contemporary nonfiction, but they do so with heaps of melancholia and frustration instead of answers. That Perry can hurt us and keep us asking for more is a testament to his talent as a storyteller."
—Gabino Iglesias, NPR

Iowa Public Radio interview with Andre Perry | 11/12/2019
Author Andre Perry joins host Charity Nebbe to talk about his new collection of essays Some Of Us Are Very Hungry Now, and describe his writing process and inspiration!
Andre Perry describes his writing process and inspiration for his new work of collection of essays. MATTHEW ALVAREZ / IPR

Adroit Journal
: A Conversation with Andre Perry | 2/4/2020
Judy T. Oldfield spoke with author Andre Perry about his debut essay collection Some of Us Are Very Hungry Now, how to decide on the right shape for each story, playfulness with form, what he hopes readers might take from the book and so much more!

A Q&A with Andre Perry | 12/28/2018
We talk to author Andre Perry about the essays in his debut collection, Some of Us Are Very Hungry Now, the artists that have influenced and inspired him, playing with format, and so much more!

The Gazette Author Profile: Andre Perry | 11/11/2019
Rob Cline of The Gazette speaks to Some of Us Are Very Hungry Now author Andre about his debut essay collection, writing with honesty, what Iowa City means to him, which readers he had in mind while working on the collection, and more!

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