Jean-Luc Bouchard is a writer and editor living in New York City whose work has appeared in The Paris Review, Vox, VICE, Pank, Bridge Eight, Pithead Chapel, and other journals and anthologies. They are a contributor to The Onion and have previously worked at Medium, BuzzFeed, Business Insider, Quartz, and Little, Brown and Company.
They are the winner of Split Lip Magazine’s 2019 flash fiction contest (judged by Bryan Washington) and Epiphany Magazine’s 2016 “Writers Under 30” contest and were included on Wigleaf’s 2018 longlist for short fiction. They were also selected for Honorable Mention by the Speculative Literature Foundation for the 2016 Working Class Writers Grant and the 2nd-place winner of One Throne Magazine‘s 2014 short story contest.
They are a graduate of Vassar College and previously taught a course on satire writing for Catapult. They also compose ragtime music, which has been performed in concert at the Bloomingdale School of Music and the “What a Neighborhood!” concert series in Upper Manhattan, as well as other original songs and instrumentals. They can be found on Twitter @jlucbouchard.