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Christopher Boucher was born and raised in western Massachusetts, and he received his MFA in Creative Writing from Syracuse University in 2002. He currently teaches writing and literature at Boston College, where he also serves as Managing Editor for Post Road Magazine. Chris is the author of the novels How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive (Melville House, 2011), Golden Delicious (Melville House, 2016), and Big Giant Floating Head (a 2019 Massachusetts Book Award Fiction Honors Selection). He’s also the editor of Jonathan Lethem’s More Alive and Less Lonely: On Books and Writers (Melville House, 2017).

Chris lives in Northampton, Mass. He can be reached by email at christopher.boucher[at]