Ford, Jeffrey Biography

Jeffrey Ford is an American author known for his works in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres. He was born in 1955 in West Islip, New York.Ford's most notable works include the "Well-Built City" series, which explores a fantastical world where dreams and reality collide, and the "Empire of Ice Cream" novel, which tells the story of a young boy coming of age in a surreal and magical world.Ford's writing is known for its literary style, strong character development, and exploration of themes such as memory, identity, and the nature of reality. He has won several awards for his writing, including the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel in 2009 for "The Shadow Year," and the Shirley Jackson Award for Best Novella in 2016 for "The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe."In addition to his writing, Ford has also worked as a writing instructor and has taught at several universities and writing workshops. He continues to write and publish new novels and stories, and his works are enjoyed by fans of fantasy, horror, and science fiction around the world.

Books by Ford, Jeffrey

  • The Shadow Year (2009): The Shadow Year by Jeffrey Ford won the 2009 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel
  • 1998: The Physiognomy: Welcome to the Well-Built City where Cley is the perfect judge and jury. He is a reliable mediator between life and death because he has been extensively trained in physiognomy...
  • 2009: The Shadow Year: The story of the narrator's sixth-grade year in the New York suburbs in the 1960's. In addition to dealing with issues with school, bullies, and his alcoholic mother, he and...