Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Keith Maillard

Keith Maillard was born and raised in Wheeling, West Virginia, the inspiration for the fictional town of Raysburg which serves as the setting for The Clarinet Polka and Gloria (shortlisted for Canada’s Governor General’s Award). His other novels include Two Strand River and Alex Driving South. He lives in Vancouver with his wife and two daughters and teaches creative writing at the University of British Columbia.

Books by the Author

The Clarinet Polka
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The Clarinet Polka

Keith Maillard
St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books

Author Keith Maillard received critical acclaim with his novel Gloria, which told the story of a young woman on the cusp of womanhood in a town called Raysburg, West Virginia. In this book,...

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