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.
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 | |
Looking for discussion questions about The Middlesteins for your book club? Download this reading group guide.
Sat, Feb 9 2013 By admin | |
The Middlesteins is on the cover of The New York Times Book Review! Julie Orringer gives it a lovely review. Read it!
Fri, Dec 28 2012 By admin | |
The Midds, which debuted as #25 on The New York Times bestseller list, has received some truly lovely and amazing reviews in the past month, including Meg Wolitzer on All Things Considered, Maureen Corrigan on Fresh Air, and Ron Charles in The Washington Post, not to mention Adam Kirsch in Tablet/The New Republic and so much more. Someday the press section will be updated completely, but today is not that day. Today we just give thanks for friends and family, readers and thinkers, and also, finally, pickles.
Thu, Nov 22 2012 By admin | |
O Magazine gave a gorgeous review to The Midds, and said it had an, “expansive heart and sly wit.” In more wonderful news, Jami has sold her next book, SAINT MAZIE, on proposal to Grand Central again. Read more about that here.
Tue, Oct 9 2012 By admin | |