Books by Michael Farris Smith

THE FIGHTER by Michael Farris Smith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 20, 2018

"A gifted storyteller who parses battered dreams and the legacies of abandonment with a harsh realism that is both saddening and engaging."
This resourceful writer weds violence, despair, and glimmers of hope during a few tense days in the life of a once-legendary bare-knuckle fighter. Read full book review >
DESPERATION ROAD by Michael Farris Smith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"Smith writes shapely prose and sharp dialogue and everywhere displays an acute sense of the moments and pain that can define lives in a small town."
Two hard-luck cases collide in this smooth-flowing novel of the Deep South, where a Mississippi town harbors a long-brewing hunger for vengeance and a slim chance of redemption. Read full book review >
RIVERS by Michael Farris Smith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"Tense, moving and expertly executed."
A man attempts to put his past behind him and start a new life in the lawless society left behind in a storm-wracked post-societal Gulf Coast. Read full book review >