James Sallis

James Sallis’ most recent collection of poems, SORROW’S KITCHEN, came out from Michigan State UP in 2000. BLACK NIGHT’S GONNA CATCH ME HERE: SELECTED POEMS is due out from Salmon Publishing, County Clare, Ireland, late this year, 2002. [There is no duplication between the two volumes.] Other books include CHESTER HIMES: A LIFE, named a notable book of the year, 2001, by the NEW YORK TIMES, and GHOST OF A FLEA, his most recent novel, 2001, that occasioned an essay for the TIMES’ ongoing feature “Writers on Writing.”