February 2019 Newsletter

Abraham Lincoln was born 210 years ago today, on Feb. 12, 1809, in a one-room, dirt-floor log cabin in Ho...

SouthBound Lecture Brings ‘Lincoln & Speed’ Author to Town

The Southern Lit Alliance will host Jonathan Putnam, author, attorney and Abraham Lincoln scholar, for the next SouthBound lecture on...

November 2018 Newsletter

"What would Lincoln think about today's politics?"  As I've traveled around the country this summer and fall discussing my new...

Interview on WTVY, Dothan, Alabama

https://www.wtvy.com/content/news/Famous-author-comes-to-Dothan-488666891.html

“How did the Young Lincoln Become Our Lincoln”

Jonathan F. Putnam is on a journey to showcase a lesser-recognized side of the nation’s 16th president. The author and...

Interview with Jonathan F. Putnam

https://fernandinaobserver.com/uncategorized/an-interview-with-jonathan-putnam/

Lincoln Through the Eyes of his Best Friend

Have you ever wondered what famous people were like before, well, they were famous? What about Abraham Lincoln? Long before...

The Remarkable Rivalry of Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas

How History Shaped My Mystery: The Remarkable Rivalry of Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas Stephen Douglas was a towering figure...

June 2018 Newsletter

Final Resting Place is almost here.  I can't wait for you to be one of the first ones to read...

180 Years Ago: Lovejoy and Press Freedom

Some authors create fantastical worlds out of nothing, but others, like Jonathan F. Putnam, base their novels on actual events...

November 2017 Newsletter

I am so grateful for the reception I've received on my historical mystery Perish from the Earth since its publication...

“How History Influenced My Mystery: The Murder of Elijah Lovejoy”

My new historical mystery, Perish from the Earth, is being published by Crooked Lane Books in July. Perish is the...