James D. McCallister

author of the Edgewater County series

CANCELED XMAS Kindle Pre-order is Up!

Controversial as Amazon’s ubiquity may sometimes be for authors both indie and traditional, it’s still a thrill to see the link for the next book publication having gone live.

New from Mind Harvest Press

Mind Harvest Press (that’s me) is proud to (formally) announce the first short story collection from award-winning Southern author James D. McCallister (also me)! Coming officially in November 2017 in both print and ebook editions available through the various traditional channels, interested parties who 1) can’t wait, and B) aren’t local to Columbia, SC can […]

Coming Soon from Mind Harvest Press

Besides selling and signing copies of Let the Glory Pass Away, how about behind the scenes at MHP? Answer: Busy little beavers.

BOOK REVIEW: JERUSALEM by Alan Moore

In mid-2016, noted graphic novelist and self-professed warlock Alan Moore released his second literary novel, Jerusalem, and it’s a doozy. A 600,000 word Joycean meditation on the lifeblood and history of a single neighborhood in Northampton, UK, the author’s hometown and lifelong residence, this book is an epic journey that seems to go everywhere and yet nowhere. 

Short Story America Contest Result!

Pleased to report that a recent story, “Eye of the Vandal,” was chosen as the first-listed Honorable Mention in the 2017 Short Story America competition. Not sure if it will make it into the anthology, but it’s still a fine honor. Thanks, Short Story America!

Upcoming Author Events

Mark your calendar! Here are a few upcoming opportunities to get signed copies of Let the Glory Pass Away and meet the author—that’s me!

Good press for LTGPA!

Local alt weekly the Free Times honors the impending release of Let the Glory Pass Away today with a nice piece. Thanks to FT and book reviewer Rodney Welch for such a complimentary look at the book and the process I went through to write it. Here’s the opening graf or two. Please click through […]

LTGPA is Here!

Almost. With an official release date of 1/17 just a week away, however, books are in stock, Amazon, B&N and iBooks pages are live, and we’ve got a fun local event planned:

Cort Beauchamp’s LET THE GLORY PASS AWAY Playlist

  When I sat down in 2012 to create the protagonist of Let the Glory Pass Away, a middle-aged, blocked South Carolina novelist named Cort Beauchamp, I knew I wanted him to seem like a character out of time.

Notes on LET THE GLORY PASS AWAY (Part 4) — Author Q&A

With the publication date rapidly approaching and a book release event in the works, we wrap up 2016 with the final “Notes On…” LTGPA. This interview was conducted via email with Catherine A. Shuler, my publicist and partner in Mind Harvest Press. Enjoy.