Phil McCausland is a freelance writer based in New Orleans. He’s written for various publications, including The Atlantic, Gravy, Oxford American, VICE Munchies, Paste Magazine, Offbeat Magazine, Art + Design, and he’s a regular contributor to The New Orleans Advocate. His work has also been featured in The New York Times and The Georgia Review.
The Telltale Novel
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