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Darrin DuFord

New York, NY
Freelance Writer — Freelance
Covers:  Travel, gastronomy

Travel writer, mapgazer, jungle rodent connoisseur. Author of Breakfast for Alligators: Quests, Showdowns, and Revelations in the Americas goo.gl/HBUBBX

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Darrin DuFord is arguably the only connoisseur of both wine and slow-cooked jungle rodent. He is the author of Is There a Hole in the Boat? Tales of Travel in Panama without a Car, silver medalist in the 2007 Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Awards. He has written food and travel pieces for the Sa...

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@darrinduford — 421 followers, 1,011 tweets

Sep 13, 2017

I'll be at the #Brooklyn Book Festival 9/17 from 10a-6p signing copies of Breakfast for Alligators at the Omnivorous Traveler table. @BKBF

Aug 16, 2017

RT @theyearofelan: Sure, the cancer was aggressive. But the chemotherapy was also very aggressive. There was aggression on both sides

Aug 14, 2017

The white supremacists carried #Tiki torches yesterday. The Aryan race now traces its roots to Polynesia! #RacismAndIgnorance

Aug 01, 2017

RT @VicenteFoxQue: Hey Trump, I'm watching this really bad reality TV show with low ratings called Survivor White House. I can't change the channel. Sad!

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Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award

2007 - Travel Book - silver medal
The competition and awards are named for Lowell Thomas, an acclaimed journalist, prolific author, and modern-day world explorer who achieved numerous “firsts” during five decades in travel journalism. Thomas is primarily known as a broadcast journalist, but his career touched nearly all disciplines. His indefatigable spirit of adventure and discovery epitomizes that of the inquiring travel journalist.