Shane Jones was born in February of 1980. His poetry and short fiction have appeared in numerous literary journals, including New York Tyrant, Unsaid, Typo, and Pindeldyboz. He lives in upstate New York. This is his first novel.
"Resplendent, and somehow nearly edible, Shane Jones has written
the kind of novel that makes you reconsider the word perfect."
-Rivka Galchen, author of Atmospheric Disturbances
"At last, a book that cries out to our inner balloonists. Shane
Jones has built a fable that is fresh and surprising, but also
familiar in the way that the oldest stories are familiar."
-Jedediah Berry, author of The Manual of Detection "Reading this book makes you realize what our American literature has been missing. Wholly original, tremendously imaginative, written with the deftest hand, Light Boxes makes sense of modern life in the way only dreams can."
-Joe Meno, author of Hairstyles of the Damned "[T]his literary gem of metaphysical malaise has that ideally weird blend of offputting sensualism and heartfelt emotion-just the sort of thing to ensure a dedicated, if limited, following."