Novelist Mitchell Jackson

Feb 24 2017
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Florida State University Alumni Center 1030 W. Tennessee Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306
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Free

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6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

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Arts & Culture
Novelist Mitchell Jackson
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CO-PRESENTED BY: FSU CREATIVE WRITING AND FSU BLACK FACULTY AND STAFF NETWORK

Mitchell S. Jackson’s debut novel The Residue Years was praised by publications including The New York Times, The Paris Review, and The Times of London.

Jackson is the winner of a Whiting Award. His novel also won The Ernest J. Gaines Prize for Literary Excellence and was a finalist for the Center for Fiction’s Flaherty-Dunnan First novel prize, the PEN / Hemingway award for first fiction, and the Hurston / Wright Legacy Award. Jackson’s honors include fellowships from TED, the Lannan Foundation, the BreadLoaf Conference, and the Center for Fiction. His writing has appeared in publications including The New York Times Book Review, Salon, and Tin House. He serves on the faculty at New York University and Columbia University.

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