Category Archives: By Robert Nagle

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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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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Free Mp3: Miette reads a Jack Matthews story

Miette’s Bedtime Podcast is a distinguished podcast known for featuring classic and contemporary short stories by great & overlooked writers. Recently she did a reading of the great story A Woman of Properties which comes from the Crazy Woman short … Continue reading

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Remembering Jack Matthews as a Writing Teacher: Share Your Memories

Ex-students share memories of Ohio author and writing teacher, Jack Matthews. Continue reading

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Jack Matthews: An Author which the Internet Forgot

My introduction to short story writer Jack Matthews could not be more accidental. Between 2007 and 2008, I had been downloading and listening to a series of author interviews conducted by Don Swaim during the 1970s and 80s. Don Swaim … Continue reading

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