Jennifer Finney Boylan (Jenny)

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Boylan, Jennifer Finney


Wesleyan University, B.A., Engish, 1980 Johns Hopkins University, M.A., The Writing Seminars, 1986 Colby College, M.A. (Honorary) 2000.

Areas of Expertise

  • Fiction writing
  • Writing memoir
  • American literature
  • Gender studies

Professional Information

Jenny Boylan has published twelve books-- a collection of short stories, three adult novels, four YA books written under a pseudonym, two memoirs, and two middle grade books in the "Falcon Quinn" series. Her next book will be a memoir about "parenthood in two genders," STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU, scheduled for publication by Random House in 2013. Before coming to Colby College in 1988 she worked with the original cast of Saturday Night Live as managing editor of "American Bystander" magazine, and also served on the editorial staffs at Penguin Books, Viking Press, and E.P. Dutton Inc. She was the Charles Walker Bassett "Professor of the Year" at Colby in 2000-01. Her academic concerns include fiction and nonfiction writing, American literature, and gender studies.

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Remind Me to Murder You Later (stories), 1988
(a novel) 1991

The Constellations (a novel), 1994

Getting In ( a novel) (1997),

She's Not There, 2003 (memoir)

I'm Looking Through You (memoir), 2008

Falcon Quinn and the Black Mirror, 2010

Falcon Quinn and the Crimson Vapor, 2011

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A Jenny Boylan sampler

This tab from summarizes my books; other tabs connect to excerpts from my New York Times op/ed pieces, as well as other work published in Conde Nast Traveller and


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