Jon Raymond

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Jon Raymond is the author of the novels THE HALF-LIFE, RAIN DRAGON, and FREEBIRD, and the story collection Livability, winner of the Oregon Book Award. He's also published a collection of writings about visual art called The Community. He's collaborated with director Kelly Reichardt on five films—OLD JOY, WENDY AND LUCY, MEEK'S CUTOFF, NIGHT MOVES, and FIRST COW—and was nominated for an Emmy for his work on the HBO miniseries MILDRED PIERCE. His writing has appeared in TIN HOUSE, ZOETROPE, PLAYBOY, ARTFORUM, and BOOKFORUM, among many other publications.