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George Michelsen Foy

George Michelsen Foy is the author of one non-fiction book and co-author of another. He has published twelve novels, some under a pseudonym. He has been an investigative reporter, writer, and/or editor for BusinessWeek, the International Herald Tribune, the Cape Cod Times, and the Register, and his articles, reviews, and stories have been published by Rolling Stone, The Boston Globe, Harper’s, and Men’s Journal. He has also held jobs as tunnel laborer, shipping clerk, merchant seaman and forklift operator. He was educated at the London School of Economics and Bennington College, and teaches creative writing at New York University. He lives in coastal Massachusetts with his wife, two children, and one Maine coon cat.
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. if not here, where? if not now, when?

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Humility

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. marine archeologist

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "on one level ... on another level"

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Not having gone on to Jalalabad when I was in Afghanistan (under the Russians) with the Mujahideen

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