J.C. Geiger


J.C. Geiger has eaten the beating heart of a snake, spent a short time locked in a Bolivian prison, and was attacked by a pack of wild dogs while hunting for Neal Cassady’s grave. He also writes fiction.

Geiger’s debut novel, WILDMAN, was named a Best YA Book of the Year by Amazon, Bank Street, and others. His second novel, THE GREAT BIG ONE, received wide critical acclaim and was an Oregon Book Award Finalist. The novel’s companion project, The Great Big Mixtape, produced by Geiger, featured musical contributors including Pink Martini, The Hold Steady, David Lowery, Fruit Bats, and Rhiannon Giddens.

Geiger has been named a GrandSLAM Storytelling Champion by The Moth, and his projects have been featured by OPB, Publishers Weekly, and appeared on stage at The Second City in Chicago.

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