Will Boast
English Language and Literature

Will Boast is the author of a story collection, Power Ballads (University of Iowa Press, 2011); a memoir, Epilogue (Liveright, 2014); and a novel, Daphne (Liveright, 2018). His short fiction, reporting, and essays have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, The New Republic, The Guardian, Glimmer Train, and the Virginia Quarterly Review, among other publications. He has held fellowships from Stanford University and the American Academy in Rome. Boast is Assistant Professor of Practice in the Arts in the Program of Creative Writing in the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Chicago.