"Round is at the top of his game. A splendid read."
—Gail Bowen, author of the Joanne Kilbourn series
I come at writing from a literary perspective. Meaning, creating art with words. In fiction, I like strong plotting, believable characterization, and fine prose. I believe the journey is far more important than simply propelling a story through non-stop action to a startling reveal at a book’s end. I enjoy books with psychological depth and meaning, like the novels of James Joyce, where personal suffering shades into something more universal. Yet I can also enjoy a well-written [Read more]
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Check out the interview with author Jeffrey Round
on Bookends TV from April 2012.
to the website for writer and director Jeffrey Round, home of the Bradford Fairfax and Dan Sharp murder mystery series. Jeffrey’s first two books, A Cage of Bones and The P-town Murders, were listed on AfterElton’s Top 100 Gay Books. His most recent novel is the literary-thriller Lake On The Mountain (Dundurn.) These and all Jeffrey’s titles are available through this website and from good independent bookstores, who need your support now more than ever.
2013 LAMBDA AWARD-WINNER JEFFREY ROUND INTERVIEWED BY JON MICHAELSEN Â© 2014
A highly enjoyable interview with Lambda-nominated Jon Michaelsen, author of Pretty Boy Dead. Jon and I discussed mystery writing, of course, as well as such things as what winning the Lambda really means to an author, and being diagnosed with CPTSD: http://www.jonmichaelsen.net/?p=1966
2013 Lambda Literary Award Winner in Gay Mystery, Author Jeffrey RoundInterviewed by Jon Michaelsen Â© 2014
Jeffrey, thank you so much for taking time to answer some questions for members of the Gay Mystery-Thriller-Suspense Fiction Facebook group.
Letâ€™s start off with, where do you live?
I live in the now-fashionable neighbourhood of Leslieville, in Torontoâ€™s east end. When I moved here, twenty years ago, it was very unfashionable. There were skinheads living at the end of my street and not a flower to be seen. My then-partner and I were the first to landscape our yard, front and back. By the following year, we seemed to have started a trend. The skinheads moved out and the neighbours began taking a greater interest in the appearance of their properties. Now we have trendy ... [Read More]