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Jarret Keene

Jarret Keene

Jarret Keene is an assistant professor in the Department of English at UNLV, where he teaches American literature and the graphic novel. He is the series editor for Las Vegas Writes, sponsored by Nevada Humanities and published by Huntington Press, and is the author of Hammer of the Dogs, and the middle grade books Decide and Survive: The Attack on Pearl Harbor and Heroes of World War II: 25 True Stories of Unsung Heroes Who Fought for Freedom

Keene’s Kid Crimson series of Western novels, about the youngest, deadliest, and most handsome hired gun in Virginia City, Nevada, will be published in 2024 from Wolfpack Publishing. 

Keene has been interviewed by Writer’s Digest, Publisher’s Weekly, EcoTheo Review, Library Thing, Black Fox Literary Magazine, and Coast to Coast AM.


Photo courtesy of Becca Schwartz/UNLV.