Author Archives: Robert Nagle

Hanger Stout Awake — a Study & Discussion Guide

Here’s a list of questions and discussion topics for the novella Hanger Stout, Awake!   This study guide is saved and being maintained in Google Docs and is available as a free download.  (In Google Docs, you also save it as … Continue reading

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Three Times Time mini-ebook released (Free Short Story Collection)

[2016 Update: For a while Amazon was charging 99 cents for this free ebook, but the situation is unpredictable; sometimes, it’s free and sometimes it’s 99 cents. You can always find it for free at the other places. If you’re … Continue reading

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Plans for new ebooks (plus one free ebook!)

Now after a delay, here’s some honest-to-god news. First, at the beginning of July,  Personville Press will release  a free ebook sampler, Three Times Time containing three of Jack Matthews’ best short stories previously published in other volumes.  It’s being … Continue reading

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The Cars of Hanger Stout Awake

  Here are photos of the cars  (listed by chapter) which appear in Jack Matthews’  1967 novel Hanger Stout, Awake!  The novel is now for sale as an ebook . This page is a reference for readers; it contains  a … Continue reading

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Sample Chapters from Hanger Stout Awake

Here are some sample chapters from the beginning of  Jack Matthew’s 1967 novella Hanger Stout, Awake! which is now for sale directly from this website and Amazon and BN.  See also: the Cars of Hanger Stout Awake! (a photo gallery).

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Gambler’s Nephew Book Page

Here are related links to the Jack Matthews Novel “The Gambler’s Nephew.”

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Ebook Announcement: Hanger Stout, Awake! (Novel)

A  “gentle first novel told with a fine ear for adolescent patois.” Time Magazine “I like it, and warmly admire his sturdy subject and delicately restrained treatment. It seemed to me blessed with honesty, clarity, directness, proportion and a lovely … Continue reading

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Jack Matthews Mailing List is now working

If you wish to stay posted about what’s going on with the books and life of Jack Matthews, you can sign up for the mailing list . Here’s what it will be used for: updates 4-6 times a year. Book … Continue reading

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Profile & Review of Jack Matthews’ new novel “Gambler’s Nephew”

Literary reporter and reviewer Jim Phillips does a nice writeup about Gambler’s Nephew for the Athens News. Half the pleasure in the book comes from its resemblance to a huge, shuffling, shaggy-dog story. Every time a new character comes on … Continue reading

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A Worker’s Writebook: How Language Creates Stories by Jack Matthews

Jack Matthews’ new ebook about the craft of fiction writing is now for sale.  The normal price for this ebook is $2.99, You can find the ebook for sale at  Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Lulu and iBookstore. Description of Book … Continue reading

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