James Snowden

416 101st Ave SE #308
Bellevue, WA 98004

Author's Bio

Jim Snowden is an award-winning writer, editor and educator who lives in the Seattle area. His passion is telling stories about people who find that the rules they've lived by are turning against them. Jim received his MFA from the University of Washington in 2004, where he won the David Guterson award for his work on Dismantle the Sun, which came out in 2012. His second novel, Summer of Long Knives, came out in 2013.

Publications and Prizes

Dismantle the Sun
(Booktrope, 2012)
, Summer of Long Knives
(Booktrope, 2013)
MAKE: A Chicago Literary Magazine, Mind in Motion, Pulphouse: A Fiction Magazine, Seattle Review, The King's English
Prizes Won: 
David Guterson Prize Million Writers Award for Best Novella

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Nixonland by Rick Perlstein
The Sense of An Ending by Julian Barnes

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
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Identifies as: 
Mixed Race
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Born in: 
Santa Monica
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Last updated: May 05, 2014