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Humor Writer of the Month: Dion Flynn

Cited by Oprah Magazine as “one of our favorite creative thinkers,” Dion Flynn is a writer, speaker, workshop leader, improvisor, humorist, actor and U.S. Army veteran. Dion's comedic writings and inventions have appeared on MTV, VH1, Logo, The Tonight Show, Paid-Off, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and more.

He wrote and performed the highly acclaimed solo show The Only Brown Kid In The Trailer Park and is currently working on his debut publication (working title) Improv: The Basics of Connection with Central Recovery Press. His short plays Spider Smoke and Detective Story debuted at the Tiny Arts Festival in West Fulton, New York, in 2021. 

As a workshop leader, Dion is masterful at using fun and innovative ways to help people connect with themselves and others. Dion has led hundreds of business professionals, writers, college students, sales people, recovering- and non-recovering folks through his dynamic Improvisor’s Mindset Workshops. He offers free half-hour drop-in sessions at 1 p.m. (EST) on Wednesdays.

Dion is part of the all-star keynote slate for the 2022 Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop.

He holds an MFA in acting from New York University and lives in Brooklyn with his hilarious and lovely wife and their inventive, energetic son (who’s also funny). 

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