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David Armand was born and raised in Louisiana. From 2017-2019, he served as writer-in-residence at Southeastern Louisiana University, where he is currently Assistant Professor of creative writing. An award-winning author, Armand has published four novels, three collections of poetry, and a memoir. A collection of essays, Mirrors, which was published by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press in 2023.
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Mirrors and Other Reflections
Mirrors is a collection of interconnected essays that recount the author’s adoption and boyhood in rural Louisiana. He writes candidly about his troubled teenage years, experimenting with drugs and alcohol, then dropping out of school and working odd jobs.
While most of the book deals with the author’s youth, the collection ultimately builds to the final piece, which describes his unexpected discovery of a hidden past.
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