Mitchell S. Jackson 2014 Lannan Literary Fellowship for Fiction

Mitchell S. Jackson received an M.A. in writing from Portland State University and an M.F.A in Creative Writing from New York University where he now teaches. He has been the recipient of fellowships from Urban Artist Initiative and The Center For Fiction. Jackson’s debut novel The Residue Years (Bloomsbury, 2013) was a finalist for the Center For Fiction’s Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize, the PEN/ Hemingway Award For Debut Fiction, and named a nominee for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award.

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