Stephen Graham Jones: James And Lois Welch Visiting Native American Writer
MAM is honored to host author Stephen Graham Jones (Blackfeet) for a reading in collaboration with University of Montana's Creative Writing Program. You're invited to stay for a reception following the reading. Doors are at 5 PM; reading begins at 6 PM. Jones is the New York Times bestselling author of Fear the Reaper, sequel to My Heart is a Chainsaw, as well as The Only Good Indians and nearly 30 other novels, graphic novels, and short story collections. He is the inaugural James and Lois Welch Distinguished Visiting Native American Writer at UM; the ongoing teaching appointment was established in 2022 by the James and Lois Welch endowment.
Jones has been an NEA recipient, has won the Texas Institute of Letters Award for Fiction, the LA Times Ray Bradbury Prize, the Mark Twain American Voice in Literature Award, the Independent Publishers Award for Multicultural Fiction, WLA’s Distinguished Achievement Award, ALA’s RUSA Award and Alex Award, the Locus Award, four Bram Stoker Awards, two Shirley Jackson Awards, five This is Horror Awards, and he’s been a finalist for the World Fantasy Award and the British Fantasy Award. He’s also made Bloody Disgusting’s Top Ten Horror Novels. Jones lives in Boulder, Colorado, where he is the Ivena Baldwin Professor of English at University of Colorado at Boulder
Images: Top: Gary Isaacs, Los Angeles Times, 2019. Bottom: courtesy Stephen Graham Jones, 2021.