Daniel Christopher Washburn (born October 31, 1973, Danville, Pennsylvania) is an American writer and journalist. He is the author of The Forbidden Game: Golf and the Chinese Dream, named one of the best books of 2014 by The Financial Times. Washburn is represented by the New York-based literary agent Zoe Pagnamenta.
|Born||October 31, 1973|
|Alma mater||Elizabethtown College|
|Notable works||The Forbidden Game: Golf and the Chinese Dream|
Washburn's work was featured in the 2008 book, Inside The Ropes: Sportswriters Get Their Game On, and the 2013 anthology Unsavory Elements: Stories of Foreigners on the Loose in China.
From 2002 to 2011, Washburn was based in Shanghai, China, where he was known 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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- "Golf's secret boom in Hainan, China". Financial Times Weekend Magazine. Retrieved 2010-05-22.
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- "China's Golf Obsession". Foreign Policy. Retrieved 2010-05-22.
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- "Cool When It Counted". Golf Digest. Retrieved 2010-10-14.
- "Archive of Dan Washburn's stories on ESPN.com". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on 2007-11-28. Retrieved 2007-11-29.
- Inside The Ropes: Sportswriters Get Their Game On. Google Books. Retrieved 2010-05-22.
- Unsavory Elements: Stories of Foreigners on the Loose in China. Amazon.com. Retrieved 2010-05-22.
- "Catch Shanghaiist's Dan Washburn in Hong Kong!". Shanghaiist. Retrieved 2015-11-09.
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- "Our People". Asia Society. Retrieved 2015-11-11.
- "@danwashburn". Twitter. Retrieved 2015-11-11.