(1935–), US writer; full name Calvin Marshall Trillin. He became a staff writer for "The New Yorker" magazine in 1963 and had a syndicated newspaper column 1986–95 and a weekly column in "Time" magazine 1995–2001. He was a columnist 1978–85 for "The Nation", to which he has contributed a weekly satirical verse since 1990. Among his many books are "Remembering Denny" (1993), a story of a college friend, and "Messages from my Father" (1996)
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