Jon Raymond (fiction, screenwriting)

Jon Raymond (fiction, screenwriting)

Jon Raymond is the author of the novels The Half-Life (Bloomsbury, 2004), a Publisher’s Weekly Best Book of 2004, and Rain Dragon (Bloomsbury, 2012), and the short story collection, Livability (Bloomsbury, 2008), a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writer’s selection, and winner of the Oregon Book Award. He is also the writer of the film Meek’s Cutoff (2010) and cowriter of the films Old Joy (2006) and Wendy and Lucy (2008), both based on his short fiction. He is also cowriter of the HBO miniseries Mildred Pierce (2011), winner of five Emmy Awards. He is an editor of Plazm Magazine and a contributing editor to Tin House Magazine. His writing has appeared in Tin House, The Village Voice, Bookforum, Artforum, and many other publications.


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