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John Hornor Jacobs has worked in advertising for the last fifteen years, played in bands, and pursued art in various forms. He is also, in his copious spare time, a novelist, represented by Stacia Decker of the Donald Maass Literary Agency. His first novel, Southern Gods, was published by Night Shade Books and shortlisted for the Bram Stoker Award. His second novel, This Dark Earth, was published in July, 2012, by Gallery/Pocket Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. His young adult series, The Incarcerado Trilogy comprised of The Twelve Fingered Boy, Incarcerado, and The End of All Things, will be published by Carolrhoda Labs, an imprint of Lerner Publishing.

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Southern Gods
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John Jacobs Brock wrote: "Thanks for accepting my request! I'm from Memphis and I can't wait to read This Dark Earth and Southern Gods."

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Brock Thanks for accepting my request! I'm from Memphis and I can't wait to read This Dark Earth and Southern Gods.


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Fran Friel Howdy, M. H! Pretty darn good to see you here.

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