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Darrin DuFord

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

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

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Biography

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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The UN just voted 128-9 to condemn Trump's Jerusalem maneuver. This is after ambassador @NikkiHaley had tried to bully other countries into not voting against Washington by vowing to "take names." Hey Mrs. Ambassador, that's a lot of names to take. You'd better get crackin'.
I keep seeing articles describing the outcome of the election for the senate seat in Alabama as an "upset." In what kind of country does an election where a pedophile loses get classified as an upset?
I'll be signing copies of Breakfast for Alligators at the Bohemian Hall Holiday Market this Sunday, December 10th from 12-6pm in Astoria, Queens. #TravelWriting #MeetTheAuthor #NonFiction https://t.co/rEA5572bPQ
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Awards

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.