Ace Talks about the New South and the Old West


  Ace Atkins is the author of 15 books, the most recent of which is The Forsaken, his fourth Quinn Colson novel. The first two, The Ranger and The Lost Ones, were both nominated for the Edgar Award for best novel. He is also the author of three New York Times bestselling novels in the […]

Good Dog: True Stories of Love, Loss and Loyalty


Check out an essay I wrote on an old friend — OLE NO. 7 — in the latest book from the editors of Garden &  Gun magazine. The collection of dog stories is out in stores now.  Much more soon — Ace

Dickey and Reynolds Shoot!

Jim & Burt

As most of my readers know, I am a big fan of both author/poet James Dickey and the film of his novel Deliverance. I recently came across this terrific behind the scenes “making” of the film and was particularly interested in Dickey’s personal involvement. It’s worth watching the ten minute clip to see James Dickey […]

The Forsaken hits stores today

Twitter : marco949: Quinn Colson sketch in honor ...

The latest Quinn Colson novel, The Forsaken, officially comes out today. Marco Magallenes, an amazing artist and friend of Quinn, helped us celebrate with this sketch. Thanks, Marco, for the inspiration as I get ready to hit the road for a multi-city tour. Memphis this morning (listen to the Drake and Zeke morning show on […]

The Forsaken Launch Party


If you happen to live close to Oxford, Mississippi, or just passing through, come on by to help celebrate the release of the fourth book in the Quinn Colson series — THE FORSAKEN. Wednesday, July 23rd at 5 p.m at Square Books. We will have plenty of local barbecue and beer on hand. The beer […]

Quinn the Eskimo


As most of you know, THE FORSAKEN hits stores a week from today. I think it’s only fitting to kick off the week with a look at the inspiration for the Quinn novels — starting with the hero’s name. You must check out this terrific cover of the Dylan classic as performed by Kris Kristofferson.  […]