Visiting Writers: Novelist, Playwright, and Songwriter Jeff Jackson

Thursday, March 10, 2022 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST

Novelist, playwright, and songwriter Jeff Jackson shares selections from his writing and talks with Mason creative writing professor Courtney Brkic about his work as part of the Spring 2022 Visiting Writers Series.

Jackson's latest novel Destroy All Monsters (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2018) was praised by Don DeLillo, Janet Fitch, and Dana Spiotta, and received rave reviews from The New York Times, Washington Post, NPR,and Pitchfork. His widely acclaimed first novel Mira Corpora (Two Dollar Radio, 2013) was a Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His novella Novi Sad was published as a limited-edition art book and chosen as “Best Book of 2016” in Vice, Lit Reactor, and Entropy. His nonfiction has appeared in New York Magazine, The Believer, Electric Literature, The Poetry Foundation, The Village Voice, and NPR.Seven of his plays have been produced by the Obie-Award winning Collapsable Giraffe theater company in New York City. He performs with the band Julian Calendar and shows his visual art installations in various galleries.

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