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Will Boast

Biography

Will Boast

Will Boast won the Iowa Short Fiction Award for "Power Ballads." A former Stegner Fellow, his writing has appeared in the New York Times, Best New American Voices, and elsewhere. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Will Boast

Books by Will Boast

by Will Boast - Family Life, Family Relationships, Memoir, Nonfiction

After having already lost his mother and only brother, 24-year old Boast finds himself absolutely alone when his father dies of alcoholism. Numbly settling the matters of his father’s estate, Boast is shaken from his grief when he stumbles upon documents revealing a secret his father had thought to take to his grave: he ’d had another family entirely, a wife and two sons.