Mystery Writer Stephen Mack Jones visits Kalamazoo
Stephen Mack Jones is a published poet, award winning playwright and winner of the Kresge Arts in Detroit Literary Fellowship. He was born and raised in Lansing, Michigan. He moved to Detroit upon graduation from Michigan State University and has remained in the metro-Detroit area. He worked in advertising and marketing communications before turning to fiction. August Snow is his first adult fiction novel. In July 2018, The International Association of Crime Writers presented Stephen with the prestigious Hammett Prize for literary excellence in the field of crime writing.
August Snow was named a ‘2018 Michigan Notable Book’ by the Library of Michigan. Pending award nominations include: a Shamus Award nomination from the Private Eye Writers of America and Nero Award from the Nero Wolfe Society. The second book, titled Lives Laid Away, will be released in January 2019.