The deck was never stacked in Jack Boucher’s favor. Readers first meet him as a toddler abandoned at a Salvation Army secondhand store in Tunica, and life only gets more harsh from there.
Following his highly regarded “Desperation Road” in 2017, Michael Farris Smith, associate professor of English at Mississippi University for Women, has a forthcoming novel scheduled for March release and already receiving advance rave reviews.
The blue Victorian house near the heart of downtown Columbus has new occupants.
Michael Farris Smith, of Columbus, signs copies of his new book “Desperation Road” during his book launch at the Rosenzweig Arts Center in Columbus on Tuesday.
A book launch Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. at the Rosenzweig Arts Center celebrates the release of “Desperation Road,” a new novel by Michael Farris Smith of Columbus.
Columbus novelist Michael Farris Smith has been awarded the literary arts fellowship for fiction by the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC).
As a writer, Michael Farris Smith is not one to get ahead of himself.
For Michael Farris Smith, the next novel might start with just a fleeting image.
Fans of Michael Farris Smith’s 2013 novel “Rivers” will soon have more of the story.
The Mississippi Library Association has announced that Michael Farris Smith of Columbus is the recipient of its 2014 Mississippi Author Award for fiction.