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Will Boast

Will Boast was born in England and grew up in Ireland and Wisconsin. He won the Iowa Short Fiction Award for his story collection, Power Ballads, and the Rome Prize. A former Wallace Stegner Fellow, his writing has appeared in the New York Times, Virginia Quarterly Review, Best New American Voices, and elsewhere. He divides his time between Chicago and Brooklyn, New York.

Books by Will Boast

  1. Book CoverDaphne: A Novel


    In mesmerizing prose, best-selling and Rome Prize–winning author Will Boast reimagines the myth of Daphne and Apollo in this much-anticipated debut novel.More

  2. Book CoverEpilogue: A Memoir


    Winner, The Rome Prize

    Will Boast thought he'd lost his family, until a deeply held secret revealed a second chance he never thought he’d have.More