Scott’s Fourth Book is in the hands of the Publishing Gods. Release is targeted for next January, after the reviews come in, but Caffeinated Press will be releasing a novella from the book this spring in an anthology Brewed Awakenings. Here is a chunk of the text: She left behind the Rio Chama languishing in […]
THE REVIEW: To save their little community, a band of down-and-outers fights city hall in this tale set in a slightly fictionalized version of present-day Albuquerque, New Mexico. In this novel’s first part, readers meet the characters who inhabit the Bosque community, such as Gerald Matthew Roger “GMR” Whittington, a boy who’s on the run […]
The Short Story America Prize listed two of my stories, L.A. Siren and The Sainted Aunt, in their heap of Honorable Mentions — some time ago and just discovered this morning. There is a minuscule chance that one of them will appear in Short Story America, Volume 6.
“He possessed the magic touch for two-stroke internal combustion and he had grease in his soul.” Thanks Jon for publishing The Love Song of Freddy Two-Stroke McFall. Click here to read
Jupiter and Gilgamesh took First Finalist in Two Categories in the Eric Hoffer Award, Legacy Fiction and First Horizon. The US Review gives us a flash review as our big moment, and here it is! First Runner-Up Jupiter and Gilgamesh: A Novel of Sumeria and Texas, Scott Archer Jones, Southern Yellow Pine (SYP) Publishing […]
Scott has been ShortListed for the Eric Hofffer FIRST HORIZON award! Jupiter and Gilgamesh has placed among 33 other books. WATCH THIS SPACE.
A Flawed Mid-life Novel from a Master of Magic Realism For those of us who loved The Stone Raft (and someone who has read the first 20 pages of Baltasar and Blimunda like me), Blindness might be a significant let-down. It’s still a good book, with a premise that shines, and a plot that […]
Vignette Review posts brand new work — from the unpublished novel Bec’s Mountain .
photo courtesy Alf van Beem and Wicki Commons Click here for a distillation of Gardner, Castellani, Wood, and Dufresne.
Easy Street [Lascaux Review] has nominated Scott’s jaundiced essay Why Are All My Friends Tesla Kooks? to the Best of the Web. First time for this particular opportunity — all here are excited, and having sudden brain swellings.
Darrel Laurent runs an information service for readers where his model is to “separate authors from the herd and give them one-on-one time with readers.” The blog and email service is called Snowflakes in a Blizzard. He’s started a new feature showcasing books that have been pasted up in the past, and he chose […]
Reviewed By Benjamin Ookami In Scott Archer Jones’s A Rising Tide of People Swept Away, Jones has several characters living their seemingly simple lives in Albuquerque’s District Two from the summer of 2009 to the fall of 2010. A boy named GMR seems to be in everyone’s thoughts, but a much more troubling problem arises […]
Scott will read from a rising tide of people swept away. He’ll talk about place and how it forms the possibilities for scene, about a very angry taxidermist Bob Dobble, and about Saturday night at Rip’s Bar and Package Liquor Store. He’ll introduce you to Ilene McKennet and the Devil, and even Soulful the Lutheran […]
Upcoming Readings. Scott will be reading from his new book, a rising tide of people swept away. He’ll talk about place and how it forms the possibilities for scene, about a very angry taxidermist Bob Dobble, and about Saturday night at Rip’s Bar and Package Liquor Store. He’ll introduce you to Ilene McKennet and the […]
Enchantment Magazine features Scott’s third book in the July 2016 issue http://www.enchantment.coop/editions A Rising Tide of People Swept Away By Scott Archer Jones 2016, 232 pages, $15, Fomite Press www.fomitepress.com This empathetic novel with the handsome cover is dedicated to the working poor of “mythic Albuquerque” who knock themselves out to stay two hops […]
Jim Booth, blogging at Scholars and Rogues, has this to say about The Big Wheel. Book Review: The Big Wheel by Scott Archer Jones Scott Archer Jones’s The Big Wheel is part cyberpunk dystopian thriller, part corporate espionage thriller. It’s also an interesting study of the search for identity. The Big Wheel by Scott Archer Jones (image […]
You’re officially launched when the beast of Amazon sells your book. Also appearing at Fomitepress.com, Barnes and Noble and Ingrams.
Scott’s sensual, insightful piece on Bruno Schulz and his book Street of Crocodiles is up at Bookends Review — thanks Jordan!
Marc Estrin declares Fomite content with the content, and now Donna Bister chunks the book into the production queue. Our title is a rising tide of people swept away. Yes, it may be in lower case – significantly cool and strange. rising tide recounts a tale of poverty and borderline existence: a bar of misfits […]