Jim Hitt grew up in Dallas, Texas, the general area in which the events of THE COURAGE OF OTHERS takes place. He graduated from North Texas State University and holds a MA in English and history. He taught high school and community college in California for over thirty years. In addition he has also been a lecturer for the Gene Autry Museum and is a member of The Western Writers of America.
The following is a list of Mr. Hitt’s published books:
THE COURAGE OF OTHERS, Open Books, 2016 (nominated for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction)
CARNEY, A NOVEL IN STORIES, Aberdeen Books, 2010 (Grand Prize for fiction Next Generation Indie Book Award 2011)
THE LAST WARRIOR, Adventure Books, 2001
WORDS AND SHADOWS, Citadel Publishers, 1993
“From Fiction Into Film,” in THE LOUIS L’AMOUR COMPANION, Andrews and McMeel, 1992
THE AMERICAN WEST, FROM FICTION TO FILM, McFarland Publishers, 1991