Author Archives: Tyler McMahon

About Tyler McMahon

Tyler McMahon was born and raised in the Washington, DC area. He studied at the University of Virginia and Boise State University. Before writing his first novel, he worked as a Peace Corps volunteer in El Salvador, a surf instructor in California, and waiter in Montana. He edited the anthologies Surfing's Greatest Misadventures and Fishing's Greatest Misadventures for Casagrande Press. Tyler is the editor of Hawaii Pacific Review. He lives in Honolulu with his wife, food writer Dabney Gough, and teaches in the English Department at Hawaii Pacific University.

The Brothel and the Lottery

Tyler McMahon travels to El Salvador to discover the hidden meaning in hitting the jackpot. Continue reading

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“Beatles vs. Stones”: The Mythology of Rock’s Greatest Rivalry

Author John McMillian has unearthed the real story behind the rivalry between rock and roll’s two greatest heavyweights. Author (and longtime Stones man) Tyler McMahon turns in his review to let you know if it’s time to raise the lighter or to head for the exits. Continue reading

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