Welcome to the online home of Jim Knable, a playwright, singer/songwriter, novelist and screenwriter hailing from the green and fertile Sacramento valley, now living in Brooklyn, New York.

His plays have been seen all over the country, his songs have been heard all over the world. He is the founder of the Pseudo-Symbolist movement, an instigator of the Soul Kebab and the lead singer and songwriter for The Randy Bandits.

MUSIC NEWS: Upcoming "Jim Knable and Friends" gig at Branded Saloon in Brooklyn, Sunday Aug 24 from 8-10pm

PLAY NEWS: THREE GIFTS FOR LENNY BRUCE starring House of Cards' Nathan Darrow performed Feb 12-16 2014 for Target Margin Theater Lab at Abrons Art Center, NYC.

HYPER-FOCUS published by
Samuel French 2013

THE MAGIC FISH, a children's opera written with composer-brother Sunny Knable, commissioned and produced at Half-Moon Theatre and Turtle Bay Music School in Manhattan. To be produced at the Mondavi Center in Davis, CA December 2013.

THE BEST MISTAKE published by Dramatic Publishing

Jim Knable's first novel SONS OF DIONYSUS now running in serial form!


Golden Arrow, by The Randy Bandits, out now.

”Bouncy and brave, Golden Arrow finds the Bandits in all their awesome glory. With songs written by vocalist/guitarist/saxophonist Jim Knable and arranged by the rest of the crew, this is a record that is boundlessly fun to listen to and impossible not to clap along with.“
—Jordan Richardson, Blogcritics Magazine