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André Gallant

Athens, Ga.
Editor, Crop Stories and Freelance Writer — Freelance
Covers:  immigration, music business, agriculture, food, refugees, culture, music, art

An Acadian pleased to live in the sovereign state of Georgia & to see what I can from here. Narrative ✍🏼, 📰 maker @cropstories, journalism 👨🏼‍🏫 @ugagrady

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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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After a delightful evening arguing with racists on Facebook, i think I’ll relax with a narrative about the Afghanistan invasion. #toodles
The (ultimately smart) decision to run my book in black and white felt, at first, like a let down. Now that I’ve run through the new edit to accompany the final(!) manuscript, I’m pretty pumped. #thehighlowtide
RT @museummammy: hello young writers, @nytimes is looking to hire five of you to be correspondents for “the edit,” a newsletter for…
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelancing for a alternative weekly.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

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