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Ed Simon
Staff writer, The Millions

Ed Simon is is staff writer at the literary site The Millions. A scholar of early modern religion and literature, he is a regular contributor at several different sites where he covers literature, religion, and culture, and he is the author of America and Other Fictions (forthcoming, 2018). He lives in Boston.

Written by Ed Simon