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Paul Reyes is the former editor at large of the Oxford American and currently is a contributing editor with Virginia Quarterly Review. His writing has appeared in several other publications, including Harper's, the New York Times, and Men's Vogue. He published his first book, Exiles in Eden: Life Among the Ruins of Florida's Great Recession, in 2010.