JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Derek Jordan, author of A Small World
(Brass City Publishing)
In Waterbury, Connecticut, twenty-seven-year-old Claude Porter is released after serving a ten-year prison sentence. He steps back into society with the intention of living a legal life. Jerome “Rocks” Watt’s attempts to lure him back into his former criminal lifestyle.
After becoming gainfully employed, Claude gets fired for falsifying his information on the job application. Growing tired of penning applications in a gridlocked system not designed for ex-convicts, he embarks on a mission, alongside Rocks, to capture the American Dream by any means necessary.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write A Small World?
Derek Jordan: I got the inspiration to write A Small World from writing poetry, reading books of many genres and trying my own hand at it. Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Derek Jordan, author of A Small World