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Debut Author Podcast: Jacqueline Boulden

Jacqueline Boulden is the 2023 IPPY (Independent Press) Gold Award Winner for Best Regional Fiction, Mid-Atlantic, for Her Past Can’t Wait. This debut novel was also named the 2023 Global Book Awards Winner for Psychological Thriller, and finalist in several other contests. Her second novel, Family Ties Family Lies (pub Jan 2024), also looks at how our past affects our present and shapes our future.


Before turning to writing fiction, Jacqueline won several Emmy awards for reporting and Telly awards for video production. Her TV career took her around the country covering politics in Washington, D.C., NASA and the space shuttle program in Florida (including the Challenger accident) and fighting the wind for control of her hat during live shots in hurricanes and blizzards while working in Orlando and Philadelphia. She lives in upstate New York with her spouse and their rescue dog, who’s teaching them how to speak Beaglish.