has his own web site with biography and photographs. Also featured here is information on popular series and upcoming releases.
Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2003. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.: The Gale Group. 2003. Document Number: H1000049720.
Authors on the Web featured John Jakes with a brief bio, trivia and "Fast Facts" about Jakes, and an interview conducted in August 2002 in which Jakes describes his research and use of history in his novels.
The Copperfield Review
has an interview by Meredith Allard in which Jakes talks about the inspiration behind some of his novels and how he researches the history behind his work.
Selected Books about John Jakes
Authors & Artists for Young Adults, Volume 12. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1994.
Jones, Mary Ellen, John Jakes: A Critical Companion. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1996.