Jul 18, 2017
Jeff Jackson writes beautiful stories about disturbing characters or is it disturbing stories about beautiful characters? His writing is given shape by remnants of dreams and the resonance of found objects. Anything can happen in the tales he tells...and do...to his readers consternation and delight. He is the author of the novels Mira Corpora and Novi Sad and the soon-to-be published Destroy All Monsters! His short fiction has appeared in numerous literary magazines. He has written plays, edited literary anthologies, co-founded a popular website on jazz, and received fellowships from several leading centers of art.
This episode is perfect for anyone interested in literary fiction and the summoning of culture to tell strange and wonderful narratives about identity and transformation.
IN THIS EPISODE
After the conversation, host Mark Peres shares a personal word that begins this way, "The dark coming-of-age stories that Jeff writes about reminds me that we are always emerging..."
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