1120 Press is proud to announce it will be adding two new authors this year. Announcements will be coming in late summer 2021.

J. Matthew Smith

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Born and raised in Buffalo NY, J. Matthew Smith worked 20 years as a journalist, covering everything from crime to the military to New York state politics. He is the author of "Jailed by My Father: Tales of Tough Love, Bad Haircuts and O.J." (Red Roach/Manual Press, 2007). Smith also is co-author of 'Stay Away from Lions'  — a black comedy crime noir novel set in Buffalo (No Frills Buffalo, 2016), written with Patrick Reynolds. His latest book: "2-5-24 Ugly Poems and Hideous Tales from an Illegitimate Man" from 1120 Press marks the independent publishing house's inaugural launch. A resident of Albany NY, Smith is also a contributing editor and photographer for Alternative Incite, an internationally distributed 'Zine published by Butter Lamb Press, and works regularly as a content editor for various authors. In his spare time he co-hosts The Smartest Guy in the Room podcast available on Apple, Spotify and Google podcasts. Smith's photography can be seen at mattsmithimages.com

Books by this Author:

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"Stay Away from Lions" — Available on Amazon

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"Jailed By My Father -Tales of Tough Love, Bad Haircuts and O.J." - Available online at the 1120Press shop and Amazon

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New

"2-5-24 Ugly Poems and Hideous Tales from an Illegitimate Man" 

 

Available online at the 1120Press shop, at shoptbmbooks.com and on Amazon.

 

Also at: The Bookouse, Albany; Market Block Books, Troy; Turn the Page, Hamburg; Dog Ears Bookstore, Buffalo.