Jason Arment

Author / Writer / Typist

 CV
Publications


Book:

My memoir about my time in Iraq, Musalaheen, is forthcoming from University of Hell Press, Portland, OR circa the start of 2017.


Serial:

Hybrid of CNF/reportage about my brief time teaching math at a low income, inner city school, Moloch, is published at www.thebigsmoke.com. (2016)

Essays and Stories:
*available online for free


FORTHCOMING

"Short Timers"

           Duende
"My Brother's Keeper"
           Zone 3
2016

“Two Shallow Graves” (narrative nonfiction)
           The Florida Review
"River City"* (narrative nonfiction)
           The Indianola Review
Accessory to Genocide”* (flash narrative nonfiction)
           Brevity Magazine: A Journal of Concise Literary Fiction
Post Four”*(narrative nonfiction)
           Pithead Chapel : An Online Literary Journal and Small Press

"So Many Years Ago"* (literary fiction & interview)

           Radial's premiere issue

“Double Entendres”* (narrative nonfiction)
           Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts Winter/Spring Vol. 28 Issue 1
2015

Fear City” (narrative nonfiction)
           Phoebe Fall Vol. 45 Issue 1
“Santa Muerte”* (flash narrative nonfiction)
           Hippocampus Magazine: Memorable Creative Nonfiction (AUG)
“Farewell” (flash narrative nonfiction)
           Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors Vol. 4
“Voices of Dissent”* (narrative nonfiction)
           Dirty Chai Issue 7
“In Defense of Suicide” (lyrical essay)
           Chautauqua Issue 12
“Old Men Dying Young”* (lyrical essay)
           The Burrow Press Review (MAR)
2014
“First Season, Shotgun”* (narrative nonfiction)
           Lunch Ticket Magazine, Summer/Fall
“A Bridge to Nowhere”* (narrative nonfiction)
           War, Literature, & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities Vol. 26
2013
Grim” (narrative nonfiction)
           Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors Vol. 2
2012
“Operation Iraqi Freedom”* (narrative nonfiction)
           Narrative Magazine, featured as the Story of the Week over Thanksgiving weekend
2011
(For a listing of all Sketch issues in the Digital Repository)
Print & Digital

“Fallout” (nonfiction)
“Her” (lyrical essay)
           Sketch Vol. 76.1Fall
“Chopsticks” (short fiction)
           Sketch Vol. 75.2 Spring
2010
“Invisible Horde” (narrative nonfiction)
“Tough Guy” (narrative nonfiction)
           Sketch Vol. 75.1 FALL
“Allah Willing” (narrative nonfiction)
           Sketch Vol. 74.2 SPRING
2009
“A Moment of Panic on Post One” (narrative nonficition)
           Sketch Vol. 74.1 FALL

Periodicals
Journalism, opinion, cultural critique, film criticism, and a documentary.

The Iowa State Daily
www.iowastatedaily.com, and print

The Big Smoke, America (not to be confused with the mother publication in Sydney, AU)
www.thebimsmoke.com

Ames Vision (Spring 2011)
Urban revitalization in small town America, when politics and big business clash with small business.
https://www.youtube.com/user/TheAmesVision
https://www.facebook.com/AmesVision/

Honors and Awards


From the Sonora Review:
2016 Essay Prize Finalist


From The Sycamore Review:
2016 Wabash Prize for Non-fiction Finalist


From The Masters Review:
Volume V Final Round


From Epiphany Magazine:

2016 Spring Contest: Under Thirty (prose only) Finalist (x2)


Push Cart Prize nomination
           from The Burrow Press Review for “Old Men Dying Young” (2015)

“Emerging Voice” spotlight
           in Chautauqua Issue 12 (2015)

Best of the Net Anthology nomination
           from Lunch Ticket for “First Season, Shotgun” (2014)


From Hermeneutic Chaos Press:
Chapbook Finalist 2015


From CutBank Literary Magazine:

Montana Prize in Creative Nonfiction Finalist 2015
Montana Prize in Creative Nonfiction Finalist 2014

From Narrative Magazine:

30 Below Story Contest 2012 Finalist
Spring 2012 Story Contest Finalist
Story of the Week 2012-2013 Series


From Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors


Essay Honorable Mention 2013



Scholarships From Iowa State University (Spring 2012):

Kurt Moody Creative Writing Award
           “In recognition of excellence in fiction writing, screenplay or playwriting”
Albert L. Walker Excellence in English Awards
           “In recognition of academic excellence and exceptional ability in the study of literature”
Richard Caplan Sketch Prize
           “In recognition of excellence in nonfiction writing”


Acknowledgments
Military research resource for Benjamin Percy's novel Red Moon.


Film Credits
Caucus (2013)
Activism: a brief few seconds of the story in Dirty Chai caught on film.

Other Activities
Denver Small Press Fest 2015
Worked the booth for University of Hell Press