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Dave Shaw has worked as an editor and writer for two and a half decades, including a dozen years as executive editor of Southern Cultures, the award-winning journal at UNC’s Center for the Study of the American South. His first book won the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction, and his work has appeared internationally in literary magazines and anthologies, as well as on numerous education and science news sites. He joined North Carolina Sea Grant after five years as communication director of UNC’s Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, where he served on FPG’s award-winning Committee on Race, Culture, and Ethnicity.

For North Carolina Sea Grant, he is a member of the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice, and Accessibilty Team and serves as editor of the award-winning Coastwatch magazine, the Currents blog series, and the award-winning Hook, Line & Science series.

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