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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. He is also, in his copious spare time, a novelist, represented by Stacia Decker of the Donald Maass Literary Agency. His first novel, SOUTHERN GODS, will be published by Night Shade Books and released nationally in August, 2011. His second novel, THIS DARK EARTH, will be published in July, 2012, by Gallery/Pocket Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster.

Photograph by Charlie Roberts

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. He is also, in his copious spare time, a novelist, represented by Stacia Decker of the Donald Maass Literary Agency. His first novel, SOUTHERN GODS, will be published by Night Shade Books and released nationally in August, 2011. His second novel, THIS DARK EARTH, will be published in July, 2012, by Gallery/Pocket Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster.

Photograph by Charlie Roberts

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A small settlement fights for survival in a bleak zombie-ridden future.
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John Hornor Jacobs
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. De gustubus non est disputandem

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Unwanted timidity

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. These are mutable. Currently, "Hard Candy" - Chris Knight, "The Rose Hotel" - Robert Earl Keen, "Bicycle vs. Car" - Bob Schneider, "Cigarettes & Wine" - Jason Isbell

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Violin

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