At DragonCon in 2015
At DragonCon in 2015

Jim Hodgson started writing in the mid 90s, after high school. When his adoptive mother passed in 2006, he turned to his writing as a means of coping with her loss. From there it became an invaluable part of his life.

He’s the co-host of Crossthreaded, a homemade car show, and the host of Atlanta Explained at Village Theatre.

He’s the founder and editor of The Atlanta Banana, a satirical newspaper. He’s worked as a standup comic and as a sketch writer for Sketchworks. His work has been published in Georgia Music Magazine, Creative Loafing, Cacti Fur, and Dirge Magazine.

He’s the author of novels Ten Thousand Gods, Dangerous Dan, and Hearts Racing (published by Soul Mate Publishing).

His outdoor and travel writing includes the mountaineering book How To Mount Aconcagua, regular contributions to and, and articles for The Art of Manliness,, and others.

He can be contacted via email at