ORIGINS Writers: Stephen Graham Jones

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 Start time: 6:30 pm


Venue: Online

“But everything's Horror, isn't it? Sometimes you just can't see the blood”
― Stephen Graham Jones, The Last Final Girl

In this ORIGINS WRITERS talk we are joined by award-winning Horror novelist Stephen Graham Jones (Blackfeet, US). Jones will be in conversation with Theodore C. Van Alst and discussing his 2020 novel THE ONLY GOOD INDIANS (Gallery Publishing Group 2020), a tale of Nature's revenge, cultural identity, and the cost of breaking from tradition.

Stephen Graham Jones is the author of fifteen novels and six story collections. He has received numerous awards including the NEA Fellowship in Fiction, the Texas Institute of Letters, Jesse Jones Award for Fiction, the Independent Publishers Award for Multicultural Fiction, the This Is Horror Award, as well as making Bloody Disgusting’s Top Ten Novels of the Year. In April 2021, THE ONLY GOOD INDIANS won the Ray Bradbury Award in Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Speculative Fiction as part of the LA Times Book Prizes.

Supported by Beyond the Spectacle.  Chaired by Theodore C. Van Alst, Jr., writer and Director of Indigenous Nations Studies at the Portland State University. 

ORIGINS WRITERS is a series of online literature events with leading First Nations writers and poets, launching the 2021-22 ORIGINS Festival.