P. T. Jones

Floating Boy and the Girl Who Couldn’t Fly

One half of P. T. Jones, Stephen Graham Jones is the author of Flushboy, about a teen working at his father’s revolutionary bathroom establishment, and he’s also got seventeen other books, lots of them with “Zombie” in the title. Stephen’s stories have been in Year’s Best anthologies, in textbooks, and everywhere else. Though he lives in Colorado now, Stephen grew up in Texas. If you squint just right, some parts of this Massachusetts story will probably have a tumbleweed or two. Mongrels is his latest novel.

Find Stephen Graham Jones on:
The Official Stephen Graham Jones Website

paul-tremblayThe other half of P. T. Jones is Paul Tremblay, who is the author of The Little Sleep, No Sleep Till Wonderland, In the Mean Time, Swallowing a Donkey’s Eye, A Head Full of Ghosts, and Disappearance at Devil’s Rock. His short fiction and essays have appeared in The Los Angeles Times and numerous Year’s Best anthologies. He lives just outside of Boston, and when he’s not writing about narcoleptic private detectives, girls with two heads, or teens who float, he helps administrate the Shirley Jackson Awards.

Find Paul Tremblay on:
The Official Paul Tremblay Website

Blurbs for Floating Boy and the Girl Who Couldn’t Fly

“This captivating, multilayered story immediately engages readers with Mary’s snarky, spunky narration. . . . An unusual book that will enthrall young teens.”
School Library Journal

[T]he premise is intriguing and the execution solid. . . . [Floating Boy and the Girl Who Couldn’t Fly] is an entertaining, thoughtful piece.
Publishers Weekly