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Words + Music + Hare-Brained Schemes

My name is Daren Wang. When people ask me what I do these days, I usually say I'm a writer. That's easier than trying to describe the odd mix of projects I take on. I write, produce events, produce radio and film projects, and try to find interesting ways to engage the world. I've listed a few projects I'm working on or which you might know me for.

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This Postage Stamp of Native Soil is a history and film project exploring the history of Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia through its families, landscapes, tribes, and people. The aim is to focus on a small geography, a postage stamp so to speak, exploring the many layers of history and pre-history that underly the current landscape. Film to premiere in Spring 2022.

The Hidden Light of Northern Fires

My award-winning novel born from years of research around my
childhood home.

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AJC Decatur Book Festival

I co-founded this event in 2006 and served as its Executive Director for over a decade. During that time, it was one of the largest events of its type in America.

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