Dean Bakopoulos

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Dean Bakopoulos is the author of the novels Please Don't Come Back from the Moon (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), My American Unhappiness (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)and Summerlong (Ecco/HarperCollins). The winner of a Guggenheim Fellowship and NEA fellowships in both fiction and creative nonfiction, Bakopoulos is now an associate professor of cinematic arts and head of screenwriting at the University of Iowa and on the fiction faculty of the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers. A WGA screenwriter, he co-wrote the film adaptation of his first novel and is co-creator and executive producer of the HBO MAX series Made for Love. Bakopoulos is currently developing several original projects for television, including Little Dogs, based on his original short story "The Dog," as well as a feature film titled Shadows!

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