Reviews, Interviews, and Media Coverage
VIDEO of the Froelich's Ladder book launch at Powell's City of Books, 8/9/16: Introduction by Forest Avenue Press publisher Laura Stanfill at 0:13; greetings and acknowledgements at 3:25; reading from Froelich's Ladder at 9:40; Q&A with the audience at 19:40.
KLCC, "NPR for Oregonians": Froelich's Ladder is a "beautifully crafted, original tall tale for our Pacific Northwest of today."
The Morning News: Froelich's Ladder was long-listed for the 2017 Tournament of Books.
VIDEO of folklorist Leslie Slape interviewing Jamie Yourdon for Book Chat.
Bonnie Dodge: 15 Things You May Not Know About Jamie Yourdon
Horizon at End Times: A podcast with Sean Ongley of THRU Media, in which "[w]e move through things at New York speed for a solid chat about the creative process."
To Grace the Pages: "This novel is fast-paced, clever, and full of personality."
Washington Square News: Climbing to Success with Froelich's Ladder
THRU Media: Froelich's Ladder is a Promising Debut
Fiction Writers Review: Historical, Wondrous, and Weird: An Interview with Jamie Yourdon
POS Lit: A review of Froelich's Ladder
Literary Hub: An excerpt from Froelich's Ladder
The Register-Guard: "Modern folk tale is a fun, wild ride"
Foreword Reviews: "Froelich's Ladder delights with its wit and imagination"
The Oregonian: "Portland author riffs on relationships in an Oregon Territory tale tall" (now with pics from my book launch at Powell's)
The Qwillery: "Interview with Jamie Yourdon, author of Froelich's Ladder"
Powell's City of Books Blog: "A Writer's Tale of Rejection and Resilience"
Christi Craig: "Q&A with Jamie Yourdon, author of Froelich's Ladder"
Victoria Fullard: "Q&A With Jamie Yourdon, Author of Froelich's Ladder"
Mareli Thalk ink: "Froelich's Ladder -- Everyone's gotta live Someplace"
Reviews by Amos Lassen: "Froelich's Ladder, by Jamie Yourdon -- Nursing a Grudge"
Michigan Quarterly Review: An interview with Mo Daviau, author of Every Anxious Wave.
The Quivering Pen: "My First Time," the experience of choosing cover art as a first-time author.
Book Culture blog: Q&A with Manhattan-based bookstore Book Culture.
Portland Monthly: August Pop Culture Hot List.
The Quivering Pen: Front Porch Books feature on David Abrams’s website.