An inveterate and militant pipe smoker, Dion began writing a pipe­related column for “The Pipe Collector,” the newsletter of the North American Society of Pipe Collectors, in 2007. In 2007 as well, he published his first pipe­related short story in “Pipes and Tobaccos” magazine. In 2010, Dion began writing a nationally syndicated column for Creators Syndicate. They can be read at Many of his columns can be read at and also by searching Marc Munroe Dion on the Web.

Author Books

  • Between Wealth and Welfare: A Liberal Curmudgeon in America
  • Mill River Smoke: Stories and Essays