Couvillon, Jacques

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Couvillon, Jacques

PERSONAL:

Born in Cow Island, LA; son of Andrew (a farmer) and Julia (a teacher) Couvillon. Education: University of Louisiana, B.A; University of Connecticut, M.B.A.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Vermilion Parish, LA. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Writer. Worked in retail management and marketing, c. 1990s. Has also worked as a caterer, hotel desk clerk, tie salesperson, secretary, and nanny.

MEMBER:

Authors Guild, Authors League.

WRITINGS:

The Chicken Dance (novel), Bloomsbury (New York, NY), 2007.

Also author of My Name Is Jacques Web log.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Guardian (London, England), April 19, 2008, Philip Ardagh, "Fowl Deeds Will Rise," review of The Chicken Dance, p. 20.

Kirkus Reviews, July 15, 2007, review of The Chicken Dance.

School Library Journal, November, 2007, Steven Engelfried, review of The Chicken Dance, p. 118.

ONLINE

Jacques Couvillon Home Page,http://www.jacquescouvillon.com (October 15, 2008).

That Other Paper Online,http://thatotherpaper.com/austin/ (December 9, 2007), Nicole Haddad, "Jacques Couvillon: What's Funnier Than a Chicken Farm?"