September / October 2016
Jeff Jackson is a novelist, playwright, visual artist, and songwriter. He’s the author of the "Destroy All Monsters: The Last Rock Novel," published in 2018 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. It received advanced praise from Don DeLillo, Janet Fitch, and Dennis Cooper, and rave reviews in The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and NPR. His first novel "Mira Corpora” was a Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His novella “Novi Sad” was selected one of the year’s best books by Vice. Six of his plays have been produced by the Obie-Award winning Collapsable Giraffe company in New York City. He creates sculptural assemblages and performs with the band Julian Calendar.