Saint MazieBig-hearted, bawdy Mazie Phillips rules the Bowery during the Depression Era.
The MiddlesteinsA Midwestern family seeks hope and love even in the face of heartbreak and loss.
The Melting SeasonCatherine Madison is on the run with a suitcase full of cash.
The Kept ManJarvis Miller has been waiting for her husband to die for six years.
Instant Love: FictionThree young women explore love and loneliness across America.
Jami wrote an essay on drinking whiskey for the Wall Street Journal and an essay on why Mazie Phillips is her hero for The Guardian. The New York Times called Saint Mazie “lively and new” and The Washington Post says the book, “perfectly captures Mazie’s jazz-age voice.” See more reviews here!
Fri, Jul 17 2015 By admin | |
Saint Mazie has been chosen by Amazon as the Spotlight Pick for the month of June! There are also some wonderful reviews in the Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe and more. And finally, Jami interviewed Judy Blume for Buzzfeed, was interviewed for The Rumpus and Jezebel, and was profiled for The Millions.
Sat, Jun 6 2015 By admin | |
Saint Mazie has been chosen as the latest Tumblr Reblog Book Club pick! Also read Jami’s latest essay on Buzzfeed. And finally, Saint Mazie appeared on the top summer reading lists for Entertainment Weekly, Wall Street Journal, Bustle, and The L Magazine!
Tue, May 19 2015 By admin | |
Saint Mazie has been selected to be a Book at Bedtime this summer on BBC Radio 4! Also the wonderful publisher of The Middlesteins, Schöffling & Co., will also be publishing Saint Mazie in 2016. And finally, check out Jami’s latest essay in The New York Times Magazine: Track Changes.
Fri, Mar 13 2015 By admin | |
Saint Mazie made a few lists in early 2015: The Millions’ The Great 2015 Book Preview & Buzzfeed’s 27 Of The Most Exciting New Books Of 2015. Saint Mazie will be out in June 2015 in both the US and the UK.
Sat, Jan 10 2015 By admin | |
After finishing Saint Mazie (June 2015), Jami published some new essays and short fiction. Read about lying about being a psychic in New York, living in New Orleans for the winter in The Guardian, and the death of the love letter in Vogue. Bonus short fiction: “Cafe de la Esquina” in The Morning News.
Sat, Jan 10 2015 By admin | |
Jami has been selected to be on the short list for the St. Francis College Literary Prize, an award for mid-career authors. Also, the complete list of fall events has been updated, including a number of Chicago events in support of the Spertus Institute’s One Book One Community program for The Middlesteins.
Tue, Aug 20 2013 By admin | |
The Middlesteins paperback is out! Buy it on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, or at your local independent bookstore. Also, Jami wrote about some life lessons for Oprah.com, which you can read right here.
Wed, Jun 12 2013 By admin | |
The Midds has now been sold in Germany, Turkey, Taiwan, Russia, Italy, France, and The Netherlands, and was published earlier this year in the UK! And check out Jami’s contribution to the NYT Magazine’s Lives column this week: The Unlikely Chef.
Fri, Apr 26 2013 By admin | |
The Midds is a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction! Other nominees include Michael Chabon, Ben Fountain, Lauren Groff and Lydia Millet. Here’s the full list of nominees in all categories. Congrats to everyone!
Tue, Feb 26 2013 By admin | |