Geoffrey Girard

Born in Germany, raised in New Jersey, and currently living in Ohio, Geoffrey Girard graduated from Washington College with a literature degree and worked as an advertising copywriter and marketing manager before becoming a high school English teacher. He is currently the English department chair at a private boy’s school in Ohio and is a Masters candidate in creative writing at Miami University of Ohio. Visit him online at

Books by this Author

Project Cain
Cain's Blood


My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Hemingway once wrote, 'The world is a fine place and worth fighting for.' I agree with the second part.

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?

A. Did that really happen? (All too often: Yes)

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Read more. And, read mostly outside your genre.

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. See author list above. I'm ALWAYS rereading at minimum one of them.

Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

A. A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving

Shadowland - Peter Straub

Dubliners- James Joyce

In Cold Blood - Truman Capote

The Fountainhead - Ayn Rand

1984 - George Orwell

[And 10+ more... like being asked to pick your favorite son]

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