The James Sallis Web
Pages form an online resource
dedicated to the appreciation and analysis of one of the
writers working in the USA today.
This site presents
original work by the author as well as
interviews, critical comment and reference resources.
What the critics are saying:
reactions to Others of My Kind and the rest of the Sallis oeuvre.
New reviews posted 4/28/2014
Signed copies (personalized on request)
of the latest Sallis books
are available from
The Poisoned Pen
bookstore in Scottsdale, Arizona.
pour mes lecteurs français
jour 28 décembre, 2014
No Exit Press: Sallis' UK publishers.
Walker Books: Sallis' primary US publishers
Host Publications: publishers of Limits of
the Sensible World and Potato Tree
Lew Griffin book cover gallery (U.S. reissues)
French book cover gallery
Latest Sallis News...
From December 2014:
Jim has been interviewed by The Slaughter
House. He's also been
interviewed by Unwalkers in France
— Jim's responses are printed in English & French.
...from October 2014:
Jim will travel to Lexington, Kentucky in January for
the Bluegrass Writers Studio Winter Residency 2015.
Jim will also be at
Minnesota State University April 13 and 14th along with Debra Marquart
and Richard Hoffman to celebrate publication of their books by New Rivers
Press, including Jim's
Black Night's Gonna Catch Me Here: Poems 1968-2012.
There they will read and speak to students — and, as all are
musicians, there are
even rumors of musical performances by the grad students's Cat Sank Trio
and the three imports...
Craig McDonald has penned a lovely piece about the influence of the Lew Griffin novels on his work, Pulp Fiction: Or, Why I Write About a Writer.
Negotiations are underway for graphic novels of Drive and Driven.
More details as they arise!
...from September 2014:
James Sallis is featured
as one of "100 Creatives" in the Phoenix New Times.
...from August 2014:
Bloomsbury have released a
paperback edition of Others of my Kind.
...from July 2014:
Today, Tuesday July 29th, is publication day for the reissue of Jim's
Death Will Have Your Eyes as a Mulholland Classic.
Mulholland is the reissue in uniform editions of all Jim Thompson's books,
including the introduction Jim (Sallis) wrote for The Golden Gizmo.
...from June 2014:
Jim's introduction to Manchette's The Mad and the Bad
appears in the New York Review of Books.
Jim Sallis's novel Death Will Have Your Eyes
has just been
reissued as a Mulholland Classic from Little, Brown.
The paperback of last year's novel Others of My Kind
is pending shortly from Bloomsbury.
April 2015 will see publication of his third poetry collection,
Black Night's Gonna Catch Me Here: Selected Poems 1968-2012
New Rivers Press.
Introductions written by Jim have recently appeared in
a new edition of Jim Thompson's The Golden Gizmo
from Mulholland Books,
The Graveyard by Polish writer Marek Hlasko from Melville House Books,
in a new
French edition of Jean-Patrick Manchette's novel Le petit bleu de
la côte Ouest from Gallimard, and in
the Manchette novel
The Mad and The Bad from New York Review of Books.
James Sallis' short story "Venice is Sinking into the Sea" appears
in the British collection
OxCrimes, created to raise money for the
charity Oxfam and
reviewed here by Jake Kerridge.
...from April 2014:
An interview with Jim Sallis by Cecilia Lavopa is up at the Italian blog
Contorni di noir.
...from March 2014:
Crime City Central will be featuring readings of James Sallis short
stories in their podcasts (archived on their site)
this spring. The first one, a reading of
"Blue Devils" by Stephen Kilpatrick,
is featured in their March 17 podcast.
Classic Sallis stories "Jim and Mary G" and "Shutting Darkness Down"
are coming soon.
Click here for news prior to March, 2014
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