Polis Books

Johnny Shaw

Johnny Shaw was born and raised on the Calexico/Mexicali border, the setting for his award-winning Jimmy Veeder Fiasco series, which includes the novels DOVE SEASON and PLASTER CITY. He is also the author of the Anthony Award-winning adventure novel, Big Maria. He is the author of UNDOCUMENTED, out from Agora in 2020.

The Southland

"THE SOUTHLAND will rip you up and put you back together. His story of the convergence of three undocumented immigrant women is a revelation: by turns harrowing, truthful, and a rip-roaring ride through their world." ―Charlaine Harris, #1 New York Times bestselling author