James Ward’s first novel, Safe to Say–a novel of corporate America, was published in 2012. His award winning short stories have appeared in literary journals throughout the United States, in Canada, and most recently China and Africa. He lives in New Jersey with his wife Barbara.

Praise for James Ward and SAFE TO SAY – A Novel of Corporate America

“A well-paced, convincing novel about the decline of corporate America during the 1980s era of deregulation.”

“The backstories are strikingly real and humorous, reminiscent of characters and situations portrayed on television series such as The Office and 30 Rock.”

“Smart dialogue, concise description, a little romance and humor, creating a highly readable story that has a lot to say about the modern-day workplace.”

“…Ward’s novel delivers valuable insight for employers and workers from the boardroom to the copy room.”

“Sharp storytelling and crisp prose keep the pages turning.”

– Kirkus Reviews