Year of the Bear
- Year of the Bear is an uncommon collection of short stories.
- Engrossing and engaging, the book's contemporary characters plunge readers into vivid atmospheric situations.
- One reviewer said: "Many [stories] were truly brilliantly crafted and show Chesters' attention to detail and plot"
Love to Read Local
- 'The big adventure starts here' won third place in the 2022 ‘Love to Read Local’ Flash Fiction competition. Judges said: "This story is a wonderful example of the expert placement and choice of language, and also how a flash ending that pivots at just the right moment can reveal a much bigger story in a small space."
- Read 'The big adventure starts here' by Jay Chesters here: https://ltrl.writingwa.org/flash-fiction-competition-entries/
Neuro Logical literary magazine
- 'If all you have is a disintegrator pistol, everything looks like a nail', published by Neuro Logical Literary magazine in February 2022.
- They said: "We love the dry humor of it, as well as the title's brilliance and the satisfying, binge-sized length of it. "
- Read 'If all you have is a disintegrator pistol, everything looks like a nail' by jay Chesters here: https://www.neurologicalliterarymagazine.com/post/if-all-you-have-is-a-disintegrator-pistol-everything-looks-like-a-nail-jay-chesters