John Hornor Jacobs

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John Hornor Jacobs has worked in advertising for the last fifteen years, played in bands, and pursued art in various forms. He is the cofounder of Needle: A Magazine of Noir and author of Southern Gods.

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Books by this Author

In a bleak, zombie-ridden future, a small settlement fights for survival and looks to a teenager to lead them…

The land is contaminated, electronics are defunct, the ravenous undead remain, and life has fallen into a nasty and brutish state of nature.

Welcome to Bridge City, in what was once Arkansas: part medieval fortress, part Western outpost, and the precarious last stand for civilization. A ten-year-old prodigy when the world ended,...

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. De gustubus non est disputandem

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Halfassery.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. In writing, words ending in -ly. In real life dialogue, it would be "man."

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. My kids, named here as Rojo and The Grunch

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Pizza or salad. You can put anything on them!

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