Photo by Michelle Gustafson

Photo by Michelle Gustafson

Ted McDermott's fiction and nonfiction have appeared in VICEThe Believer, The Portland ReviewThe Minus Times, and elsewhere. In 2009, he was nominated for the Essay Prize. He has been a baker, a mover, a cook, a college instructor, an encyclopedist, and a reporter. He lives in Butte, Montana, where he edits and reports for The Montana Standard. The Minor Outsider is his first novel.

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