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Vignette Review posts brand new work — from the unpublished novel Bec’s Mountain .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 […]
Scott’s essay Why Are All My Friends TeslaKooks just went up on Easy Street! Thanks to Camille Griep! “Once you believe in a flying saucer, you have the lovely opportunity to surmise who drives it, where it goes, what it does when it arrives and of course, who is oppressed by its godlike futuristic powers.” […]
Lotus Eater from Rome has their brilliant issue 3 out — and Scott is in such good company with his short story Mailbox. Thanks, Diana and Marco. http://lotus-eatermagazine.com/issues/
Chris Meyer, hybrid artist, has released one of his works for the new book’s jacket. It’s gorgeous, and we thank Chris. His website is here. The working title of the book is a rising tide of people swept away, from Fomite Press. Expect the release in December or January.
Scott’s short story MAILBOX is now out in print from Red City Review. Also in this issue: Like the Monkeys and the Donkeys by James Valvis, The Denizen by Marianne Herrick, Fergal, dog by John Saul, The Ladies of Cranford by Judith Rook, The Silent and Bright Memories of the Colorful Mr. Gray by Zach […]
The Big Wheel is a finalist for the NM – Arizona Book Awards as a drama/action novel. There are 5 other great books up, so we won’t hold our breath, but surely a book in a SW contest that has scenes in an illegal L.A. bar will win?