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James Blaylock


Best of the best in the OC Professor Blaylock's novel 'Rainy Season' included in list of essential books that showcase the county's literary side

April 5, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

Those drenching El Nino storm systems often spawn floods, freeway chaos and all sorts of other woes for Orange County residents. They certainly did for many of the characters in The Rainy Season , a 1999 novel by James P. Blaylock , professor in the Department of English and director of Chapman University’s creative writing

Chapman Quoted

January 29, 2013 by | Campus Life

Several Chapman University scholars and experts have been featured in major media recently, some of which include: Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Ethics and Professor Richard Sudek, in a feature about Kay Napier, a local CEO named Entrepreneur of the Year by the center, The Orange County Register. Professor Fred Caporaso, commenting on a story

Have airship, will travel — to London's British Library

June 20, 2011 by | Arts and Culture

“Homunculus” by James Blaylock We’ve never put much stock in the mythic power of an Irish pub to stir the creative juices. But we may reconsider. It seems that steampunk, a sub-genre of science fiction that thrives on adventure plots set in quasi-Victorian settings with lots of air ships and other whiz-bang technology, had its

Professor reflects on OC and the world of Philip K. Dick

May 21, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman assistant professor and novelist James Blaylock appears on a panel today at noon at UC Irvine discussing the life and work of the late science fiction novelist Philip K. Dick, a long-time Blaylock friend who spent his later years in Orange County writing books set in the region. Blaylock admired Dick’s ability to write