The MFA in Creative Writing Program at Manhattanville College

Meet the Writers: Mitchell Jackson

Join us for an evening with novelist Mitchell S. Jackson, whose debut novel The Residue Years  won a Whiting Award and The Ernest J. Gaines Prize for Literary Excellence, and was also 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, and was the fiction instructor at Manhattanville’s 2017 Summer Writers’ Week.
Wednesday, Apr. 25, 7 p.m. in the Ophir Room of Reid Castle
This event is free to the public
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