"Masterful writing with an authentic voice. Dark, relentless stories with slivers of light and moments of tenderness that are powerful and redemptive." Tim McKee,
Managing Editor, The Sun Magazine
"Boilard's narrators – with their fresh, colloquial, unpretentious voices – stand out. I enjoy the action, the humour and the flashes of pathos." Philip O Ceallaigh,
Author, The Pleasant Light of Day
"Boilard shows us the beauty in the ugly and the ugly in the beauty, scenes that linger as an embraced memory enhanced with refined sentiment."Timothy Gager,
Editor, Wilderness House Literary Review

Born and raised in Western Massachusetts, Jon Boilard has been living in Northern California since 1986. Jon's second novel, The Castaway Lounge, was published by Dzanc Books in July 2015. His debut novel, A River Closely Watched (MacAdam Cage/2012), was a finalist for the Northern California Book Award. His short stories have been published in literary journals in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia.

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