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Mary Cotton is a graduate of Williams College and holds an M.A. in English Literature from Boston University as well as an M.F.A. in creative writing from Stonecoast at the University of Southern Maine. She is a former managing editor and current fiction editor for the literary magazine Post Road, and is co-editor of No Near Exit: Writers Select Their Favorite Work from Post Road and, with Dennis Lehane, of Boston Noir 2: The Classics.

Jaime Clarke is a graduate of the University of Arizona and holds an M.F.A. in creative writing from Bennington College. He is the author of the novels We’re So Famous, Vernon Downs, World Gone Water, and Garden Lakes; editor of Don’t You Forget About Me: Contemporary Writers on the Films of John Hughes, and Conversations with Jonathan Lethem, and co-editor of No Near Exit: Writers Select Their Favorite Work from Post Road and, with Dennis Lehane, of Boston Noir 2: The Classics. He is a founding editor of Post Road and has taught creative writing at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and Emerson College.

 

View the book trailerĀ for Vernon Downs by Jaime Clarke, narrated by Academy Award-winning actor Chris Cooper

 

View the book trailer for World Gone Water by Jaime Clarke, narrated by Thora Birch