Mutual Interview between Harold Jaffe and Terese Svoboda in Mad Hatter’s Review

Harold Jaffe and Terese Svoboda held a mutual interview for Mad Hatter’s Review in the fall of 2008 for issue 10. Jaffe: So-called journalism is even more palpably fictionalized than historiography, especially in times of perceived crisis. My “docufiction,” then, is intended to accomplish a few things: expose the pious NY Times or NY Review of Books […]

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“Outcast Narrative” and “Slash and Burn” featured in Electronic Book Review

“Slash and Burn” published in March 1997 and “Outcast Narrative” published in January 1999 can both be found in Electronic Book Review. To visit Harold Jaffe’s page, read these Nonfictions, or read his bio, you can visit the Electronic Book Review website or go to Jaffe’s “Nonfiction” page on WordPress.

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“All the World’s a Docufiction: On Harold Jaffe” an essay by Daniel Green in Kenyon Review

Essayist, Daniel Green, reviews Harold Jaffe’s works of fiction Anti-Twitter and Induced Coma. “If any writer deliberately proceeded throughout his career to almost ensure his work would be ignored by critics and publishers, it would have to be Harold Jaffe. Jaffe has steadfastly continued to write fiction that is formally and conceptually adventurous while at the same time […]

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Poetry International Interview with Harold Jaffe on Goosestep: Fictions & Docufictions

Interview by Sean Coolican Coolican: I’m here with Harold Jaffe, author of 29 books that include 15 Serial Killers, Induced Coma, Revolutionary Brain, Sacred Outcast: Dispatches from India, Paris 60, Dos Indios, Death Café, and Anti-Twitter.  I’m curious about the preface of Goosestep that reads, “I am of the race that sings under torture,” a line that is repeated later in […]

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New Orleans Review Interview with Harold Jaffe on Goosestep: Fictions & Docufictions

INTERVIEW by TARA STILLIONS WHITEHEAD INTERVIEWER In 2015, you released Death Cafe with Anti-Oedipus Press. That collection constitutes, among other things, a discerning critique of global pain, political hypocrisy, and death itself, which are, of course, not new to your work. With Goosestep: Fictions and Docufictions (JEF, 2016), however, your social critiques are framed much more intimately; one might say Goosestep is more transparent […]

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Harold Jaffe’s Sacred Geography in NEW ORLEANS REVIEW

Ganges Dawn Predawn, everyone’s awake, Kashi’s jumping. Excluding the homeless thousands who are unawake. I’m walking cautiously to the ghats in the semi-dark through littered streets, trying to distinguish trash from cardboard and newspaper humps of low-castes sleeping, groaning while sleeping. Do they dream while they sleep? Is it a collective dream? Has their 2000 […]

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