Jim Gardner lives in rural, southern Illinois on a pond in the woods.
Weber: A Poem of Murder and Betrayal received honorable mention from the golden fedora contest and will be published in Noir Nation issue 7
October Horse October Baby was selected for publication by Writers Digest.
His non fiction articles can be found in Hoosier Family Living and South Eastern Illinois Family Living.
"I always found creek beds and the contents of abandoned houses more interesting than a playground. There is a presence on old farms. You can feel it when an owl drops from the high branches of trees silhouetted by the moon and in the silence of places which time has abandoned but men once toiled."
A Bargain With Hecate is his first self published collection of short stories.
He is presently at work completing several longer novels.