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 […]Read More Induced Coma review from Chicago Review
Harold Jaffe’s revised futurist novel Othello Blues will be published by JEF Books in December 2013. Please stay tuned for publication news, and browse the contents below. Critics have said: Othello Blues is a classic. Nobody does what Jaffe does. There are just pale imitations. –Derek Pell – OTHELLO BLUES A Novel by […]Read More Announcing Othello Blues
My work is featured in the latest issue of the New Orleans Review, issue 39.1, now available .Read More New Orleans Review, issue 39.1
The Romanian Journal Alecart has published a review of Revolutionary Brain and an interview with Harold Jaffe by Joe Haske. CLICK HERE to read the review (Romanian Version) – see pages 36 – 37. OR CLICK HERE to read the interview (Romanian Version) – see pages 124 – 125.Read More Romanian Journal Publishes Review, Interview
Revolutionary Brain and Jesus Coyote are now available for download in Kindle format for a limited time at a reduced introductory price of $2.99 from Amazon. CLICK HERE TO ORDER REVOLUTIONARY BRAIN ON AMAZON. CLICK HERE TO ORDER JESUS COYOTE ON AMAZON.Read More My E-Books on Kindle
Currently ranked #1 in the Satire category on Amazon, Anti-Twitter is FREE today and tomorrow only on Amazon. These 50-word stories are based on “found” texts from mainstream news sources and other public sites. Jaffe sculpts them to reveal their inner core, all niceties stripped away. Now the true motives, fears and sins of our […]Read More Anti-Twitter (Kindle Edition) Promotion – Today Only!
Larry Fondation’s insightful review will appear in Black Scat Review #3 in June. Revolutionary Brain By Harold Jaffe The end of a life is always the end of a life. Even bad guys were once swaddling babes. Since 1976, the State of Texas has executed 493 people – not all of them bad, or even […]Read More Larry Fondation on “Revolutionary Brain”
The following is forthcoming in the Journal of Experimental Fiction (JEF). Revolutionary Brain: A Review by Tyrone Nagai (February 28, 2013) Reading Harold Jaffe’s Revolutionary Brain: Essays and Quasi Essays should be done with both a wide arc that considers the multiple interconnections among the 19 texts as well as precise focus on the book’s […]Read More Tyrone Nagai Reviews Revolutionary Brain
Harold Jaffe was recently interviewed by Joe Haske of Rampike Magazine. The following is to be published in September 2013: Joe Haske: You refer to the texts in Revolutionary Brain as “essays and quasi-essays.” I’ve read some of these texts previously in various journals where you have referred to them as “docufiction.” Could you describe your take on genre […]Read More Interview with Harold Jaffe, Forthcoming in Rampike, September 2013.
Dolphinlove It is reported that the world’s second tallest man, 7-foot-9 inches, has saved the life of a nearly extinct baiji dolphin in China by reaching deep into the stomach of a sick female baiji to extract several fragments of Styrofoam. The sickened dolphin washed ashore near the Yangtse port city of Wuhan. […]Read More Dolphinlove