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Pre-order The Doula, Bridget Boland's debut novel

Pre-order The Doula, Bridget Boland's debut novel

Bridget Boland’s debut novel, The Doula, is now available for pre-order from Amazon. It will be released September 4 from Gallery Books, a division of Simon & Schuster.

Boland is the guest judge of this year’s Raymond Carver Short Story Contest.

We specifically asked her to guest judge because she is a debut novelist, and we like to highlight the importance of recognizing first-time authors and their contributions to the literary landscape.

Ben Fountain, author of Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (and also a guest judge of the 2007 Raymond Carver Short Story Contest) has this to say about The Doula: