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Tony D’Souza

Tony D’Souza was born in Chicago to Indian-American parents. At 18 he rode a bicycle across Alaska, at 19 crossed India, at 20 planted grapefruit orchards in Israel, then attended college in Wisconsin and Virginia, spent a year working on fishing trawlers out of Oban and on construction sites in Fort William in Scotland, before serving three years in the Peace Corps in West Africa. His fiction has been published in the New Yorker, Playboy, the Literary Review, and his first book, Whiteman, was published to great acclaim. He lives in Florida.