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Jack Riggs has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, was a finalist in the Glimmer Train Fiction Contest, and has been published in many literary journals.


Lyrical yet disturbing, When the Finch Rises is a journey into the shadowlands of childhood. Twelve-year-old Raybert Williams and Palmer Conroy are best friends. But when Palmer shows Raybert an old photograph, it will color forever how Raybert sees his world.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Riggs’s sympathy for his characters is evident, and he conveys a strong visceral sense of their ramshackle physical surroundings and the tense national political climate.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Riggs has a formidable command of the language, and he effortlessly incorporates stunning moments of magic realism, turning his harsh story into something quite beautiful.”

    Booklist

  • When the Finch Rises is compelling and moving—a stunning debut.”

    Jill McCorkle

  • When the Finch Rises is a bold novel, so rugged with truth that it seems hacked from stone. Here are pages that throb with the power of hard life. Riveting.”

    Fred Chappell

  • A Booklist Top 10 first novel
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About the Author

Jack Riggs’ writing has been published in Crescent Review, Chattahoochee Review, Habersham Review, and Writing, Making It Real. In 2000, he was selected as an Emerging New Southern Voice at the Millennial Gathering of Writers of the New South at Vanderbilt University. He has been a finalist in the Glimmer Train Fiction Contest and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He teaches at Georgia Perimeter College in Atlanta.