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James Sallis

Jim Sallis has published fourteen novels, multiple collections of short stories, essays, and poems, books of musicology, a biography of Chester Himes, and a translation of Raymond Queneau's novel Saint Glinglin. He has written about books for the L.A. Times, New York Times, and Washington Post, and for some years served as a books columnist for the Boston Globe. In 2007 he received a lifetime achievement award from Bouchercon. In addition to the feature film Drive, the six Lew Griffin books are under consideration for development as feature films and Driven is optioned to the same team as Drive. Jim teaches Jim teaches novel writing at Phoenix College and plays regularly with his string band, Three-Legged Dog. He stays busy.



James Sallis interview on Drive and the big screen at

James Sallis interview on Crime Time

Profile of James Sallis in the Guardian from 2001

James Sallis interview with

James Sallis Interview on Salt River with Shots Magazine

James Sallis reviewed in the Los Angeles Times

Shutting Darkness Down (short story)

James Sallis on Patricia Highsmith

James Sallis' work profiled

Guardian Interview with James Sallis

James Sallis' Website

We Love the Contract Killers: Video Interview with James Sallis

James Sallis may be the best crime writer you've never heard of

No Exit to publish James Sallis sequel to 'DRIVE'

James Sallis page on NEP

‘Drive’ Author James Sallis on His Sequel, ‘Driven’ (The Daily Beast)

Noir writer Megan Abbott and Los Angeles Review of Books noir editor Boris Drayluk discuss James Sallis's latest, Driven

Dazed & Confused: James Sallis: Drive & Driven - The author of Drive on Ryan Gosling, writing the sequel and the freedom of driving fast

AnOther: Culture Talks | Author James Sallis on Driven

Metro: James Sallis: I never anticipated Drive sequel but the Driver is unknowable

The Killer Is Dying Named Winner Of North American Hammett Prize

James Sallis on Driven in The Big Issue

GQ: Drive author James Sallis on working with Ryan Gosling and the latest on the sequel, Driven

Interview with Bookgeeks June 18th 2012

James Sallis in Conversation at The Watershed in Bristol: May 26th 2012

James Sallis - Six of the Best: Heist Films The Times Saturday Review July 14th 2012

James Sallis interview with ZDF German TV in Phoenix

James Sallis interview with ARD German TV in Munich

Chin Wag At The Slaughterhouse: Interview With James Sallis

Others of His Kind: PW Talks With James Sallis

James Sallis interview in ShortList

Greatest Hits - new short story by James Sallis for

James Sallis' Delta Roots revealed

Drive - Chapter One

Cypress Grove - Chapters One & Two

Drive - Chapter One

Sallis on BBC Radio 7

Trailer for Drive

James Sallis Interview