Induced Coma review from Chicago Review

Tara Stillions Whitehead, Chicago Review While Harold Jaffe’s writing has been dubbed “literary terrorism” by numerous critics (and even his own publishers), one would find it difficult to categorize Induced Coma: 50 and 100 Word Stories, his most recent volume of docufiction, as terroristic. Rather, Jaffe’s meticulous deconstructions of mainstream “news” articles and various other online […]

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Revolutionary Brain by Harold Jaffe Release date: December 6, 2012, distributed by Ingram Trade paperback: 252 pages, 7.5×9.25, $13.95, ISBN: 978-1-935738-32-9 Publicist: Jaym Gates, Guide Dog Books is proud to announce the release of Harold Jaffe’s Revolutionary Brain, a collection of essays and quasi-essays from one of our most brilliantly innovative provocateurs. Known for his unique […]


Readings and Discussion with Alternative Press Writer Harold Jaffe

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 7:00pm Scanlon Banquet Hall B & C Westfield State University Harold Jaffe’s innovative fiction, non-fiction, and docu-fiction, deal with under-represented voices and perspectives in the American cultural fabric, such as death row prison inmates, political anarchists, and other unusual points of view.  He has devoted his career to “mixing things up.”  […]

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Articles about docufiction and me

Seems my docufiction “Death in Texas” (you can read it here) is receiving attention – in Texas. Texas Tech University’s New Border has published an interview with me in their latest issue, and also reprinted the docufiction. What I can say is that I continue to write situationally. When in the late ’80s and ’90s […]

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Two Readings, One Town

During SDSU’s Spring Break I traveled to New York to present two readings. For the first reading at Word Up Community Bookstore (labeled “Crisis Art”), I read my Crisis Art manifesto and “Anal Acrobats” from my essay volume in progress, Death in Texas. For the next reading at Le Chéile (labeled “Story anti-Story”), I read […]

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