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Peter Madsen

Peter Madsen

Writer and Bicycle Messenger

A native Minnesotan born to a Swede and a Wisconsinite, Peter Madsen lives in Brooklyn. A longtime contributor to Thrasher magazine, the part-time bicycle messenger works in Manhattan, where he has conduced over 250 on-the-spot interviews with New Yorkers, largely panhandlers, as his Word on the Street New York project. In October 2013, Peter published Dealers,  a collection of interviews with NYC drug dealers from powerHouse Books. He spent his entire advance on a gold chain. He loves your cat.

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