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André Gallant

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Athens, Ga.
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  immigration, music business, agriculture, food, refugees, culture, music, art

Writer & photographer covering migrants, food systems, rural life, good characters. Editor: @cropstories. Forthcoming book: 'The High Low Tide' (UGA2018).

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Biography

A native of Prince Edward Island, Canada, André is deeply embedded in a foreign land: the South. The food is fried, the weather is hot, but he still gets up in the morning and tells stories one sentence at time – just like everybody else.

I'm currently employed by Morris Communications at the Ath...

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@andregallant — 1,813 followers, 7,518 tweets

Jul 22, 2017

RT @lpolgreen: The resignation of Mpls police chief is totally appropriate. Just striking that it only happened after a white woman was killed.

Jul 21, 2017

Reading Canadian fiction & watching an SEC game from 1980. I don't fucking know y'all.

Jul 21, 2017

RT @elizabethcatte: Reading this I realized no one has ever asked me, "I loved Hillbilly Elegy, what else can I read about Appalachia?"…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelancing for a alternative weekly.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

How is social media changing news?

I've definitely caught stories off social media, but at small papers, change is slower.