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Rusty Barnes

October 19, Copley Square
Rusty Barnes, poet and crime writer, grew up in rural northern Appalachia. He received his BA from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania and his MFA from Emerson College. His fiction, poetry, and nonfiction have appeared in many journals and anthologies like Best Small Fictions 2015, Bull, Dirty Boulevard, Full of Crow, Goliad Review, Manslaughter Review, Mystery Tribune, Plots with Guns, Revolution John, Shotgun Honey, and Switchblade.