Jeff Jackson

Jeff Jackson

Jeff Jackson’s second novel Destroy All Monsters: The Last Rock Novel was published in 2018 by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. It received advanced praise from Don DeLillo, Janet Fitch, Ben Marcus, Dana Spiotta, and Dennis Cooper and rave reviews in The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and NPR. His first novel is the cult classic Mira Corpora, a Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and featured on numerous “Best of 2013” lists, including Slate, Salon, and Flavorwire. His novella Novi Sad was published as a limited edition art book and selected for “Best of 2016” lists in Vice, Lit Reactor, and Entropy. As a playwright, six of his plays have been produced by the Obie Award-winning Collapsable Giraffe company in New York City. The New York Times selected his play Botanica as “one of the most galvanizing theater experiences of 2012.” Dream of the Red Chamber: Performance for a Sleeping Audience, an acclaimed adaptation of the epic Chinese novel, debuted in Times Square in 2014. His short fiction and non-fiction have appeared in Vice, New York Magazine, The Common, and The Collagist. He also writes songs and performs with the band Julian Calendar.

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