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James Whorton, Jr.

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Angela Sloan is a dazzler…the novel never loses its place, the destination is clear, and even the human absurdity is believable under Whorton’s talented authority. Whorton has masterfully juggled questing oddballs before, in his two previous novels Approximately Heaven and Frankland…” —Matt Baker, Oxford American


James Whorton, Jr. is a former Mississippian and former Tennessean now living in Rochester, NY.  He has published three novels, Approximately HeavenFrankland, and Angela Sloan; and his short stories and essays have appeared inThe Oxford AmericanThe Southern ReviewMississippi ReviewThe Washington Post, and Sewanee Review.  He teaches at SUNY Brockport.