Dan Washburn biography

Dan Washburn

Male, Person

1973 –


Who is Dan Washburn?

Daniel Christopher Washburn is an American writer and journalist based in Shanghai, China since 2002. He is currently researching a book about the development of golf in China, entitled Par for China. Washburn is represented by the New York-based literary agent Zoe Pagnamenta.

In September 2010, Publishers Marketplace reported Washburn had signed with Oxford, England-based Oneworld Publications to publish Par for China.

Washburn has written for Slate, Financial Times Weekend Magazine, Foreign Policy, Golf World, Golf Digest, GOOD, ESPN.com, Budget Travel, The Economist Group's Business China, Baseball America, Outside's GO, and the South China Morning Post.

Washburn's work was featured in the 2008 book, Inside The Ropes: Sportswriters Get Their Game On, edited by Zachary Michael Jack.

Washburn is also known in Shanghai for his various websites. He is founding editor of Shanghaiist, part of the Gothamist network of city websites.

Prior to moving to Shanghai, Washburn was a sports writer for The Times in Gainesville, Georgia. He won the Georgia Sports Writers Association's top prize in outdoors writing four years in a row. In 2001, he was named Georgia's top sports columnist.

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Oct 31, 1973
  • United States of America

on July 23, 2013


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