Bob Balmer

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About Me:
I have been a published free-lance writer for over twenty years. My humorous commentaries and satiric pieces have aired on the NPR shows MarketPlace and the Savvy Traveler, as well as on Oregon Public Radio and Oregon Public Television. My work has appeared in "The Smithsonian", "Golf Illustrated", "The Oregonian" and numerous other print media.

I have a degree in creative writing from Portland State University. My thesis was ten short stories judged by a panel of three of my instructors. I also belong to writing groups with other free-lance writers, all of whom have been published. I continue to attend writer workshops and read the work of the best comedic writers being published today. Comedy is my passion, and writing comedy is how I tap into that passion.

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Rainier, Oregon, United States