chi readingJames King is the author of Bill Warrington’s Last Chance. His novel was the Grand Prize winner of the 2009 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award, sponsored then by Amazon and Penguin Books. The novel was published by Viking in hardcover in 2010 and in paperback by Penguin in 2011. It was a 2010 Ohioana Book Award finalist and has been translated and published in German  and Hebrew.

Jim’s non-fiction work has been published in a wide variety of newspapers and general interest and business periodicals, including the San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune, and New York Daily News. He is a  graduate of the University of Notre Dame and holds an M.A. in Writing from Manhattanville College.

A native of Lakewood, Ohio, Jim lives in Connecticut with his family. He is currently working on his next novel. To contact him: