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Get Lit! Preview: "Nag Panchami" by Travis Laurence Naught

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Dean Davis
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Travis Laurence Naught is a writer who happens to be a quadriplegic wheelchair user. Carbon dioxide poisoning, exacerbated by pneumonia, at the age of 35, led to a 27-day hospital stay that left him with a tracheostomy. The Virgin Journals (ASD Publishing, 2012), his debut poetry collection, and Joyride (Black Rose Writing, 2016), his debut novel, were both released in paperback. Several of his other stories and poems have been published online and in print. He completed graduate coursework in sports psychology at Eastern Washington University, and enjoys coffee, comic books and related collectibles, and the outdoors. Travis lives with his parents, sister, niece, and nephew in Cheney, Washington.