john pollack, who won the 1995 O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships, was a Presidential Speechwriter for Bill Clinton. Earlier, he worked as a foreign correspondent in Spain, as a field assistant in Antarctica, and as a strolling violinist on Mackinac Island. His most recent book was Cork Boat: A True Story of the Unlikeliest Boat Ever Built. He lives in New York City.
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