Louis B. Jones is the author of five conventionally published novels – Ordinary Money (Viking/Penguin), Particles and Luck (Pantheon/Vintage), and California’s Over (Pantheon/Vintage), all three named as New York Times Notable Books of their respective years; and Radiance (Counterpoint) and Innocence (Counterpoint). His more recent long fiction – Immanence, The Kitchen Midden, and All Things – can be found on this website free for downloading by any reader, with no claim of copyright.
He is an NEA fellow and a fellow of the MacDowell Colony in New Hampshire. He has written screenplays – originals and adaptations of his own work – for studios and for independents. For a while, he was a regular reviewer for the New York Times Book Review, and he has written criticism and short stories for a variety of magazines. He has served as visiting writer at a number of colleges around the country, and he has been for many years a director at the Community of Writers in Olympic Valley.