J. Boyer teaches in the creative writing program at Arizona State University.
SELECTED BOOKS AND SCRIPTS:
(all available from Amazon.com)
WOLLICOTT'S TRAVELING RABBIT'S FOOT MINSTRELS, 2002. (Winner, 2005 Theatre Publicus Prize for Dramatic Literature, Best One-Act Play)
TIME WENT BY, BUT SLOWLY, 2002.
POACHING DEER IN NORTHERN ARIZONA, 2003.
FIVE JEWISH BIKER CHICS, OUT OF CONTROL, 2004.
SUICIDE GAL, WON'T YOU COME OUT TONIGHT, COME OUT TONIGHT (Winner, 2006 New Rocky Mountain Voices Award, Best One-Act). To Be Published October, 2006.
RECENT SHORT FICTION:
"The Night Mechanic," The Anthology of 2004 Biscuit Prize Poetry and Fiction Winners [UK], October, 2004, ISBN 1-903914-10-8 (Finalist/With High Commendation, 2004 Biscuit Prize For Fiction)
"Sad Little Stories To Tell," The Devil's Bathtub [UK], December, 2005, ISBN 1-903914-26-4(Second Place, 2005 Biscuit Prize For Fiction)
"Sad Little Stories To Tell," read by Matthew Bactat. International Prizewinning Short Stories, Broadening Horizons CD, January, 2006 [UK]
"Silent Witness," Carve Magazine, Volume Seven, Number Four, July, 2006, ISSN 1592-272X (Shortlisted, 2006 Raymond Carver Award For Short Fiction)
"The Musical AfternoOn Of An Odd November Day," To Appear in Great Works, Summer, 2006 [UK]
"Run Away," To Appear in Fiction Attic, September, 2006.
"The Night Mechanic," To Appear in Ploughshares, Winter, 2006.
RECENT PLAY PRODUCTIONS:
VAGABONDS. Off-Off-Broadway, Shetler Theatre 54, January, 2006.
SUICIDE GAL, WON'T YOU COME OUT TONIGHT, COME OUT TONIGHT. Author's Playhouse, Bay Shore, Long Island [New York], March/April, 2006; Reading, Hollywood Court Theatre/Playwright's Express, Hollywood, California, June, 2006; Silver House Theatre, Houston, Texas, July, 2006; Westcliffe Center For The Performing Arts/Jones Theatre, Westcliffe, Colorado, September, 2006.
SECOND CHANCE. Book and lyrics, J. Boyer; music, Dan Acquisto; choreography, Jessica Redish. Off-Off-Broadway, The Flea Theatre, April, 2006.
BEYOND BOUNDARIES, I/II. Co-written with Bobby Holder, et al. Off-Off-Broadway, Shetler Theatre 54/Abingdon Theatre, April, 2006.