Greg Jackson

Honoree, 2016 5 Under 35

Greg Jackson’s work has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, and the Virginia Quarterly Review. He has been a fiction fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and a resident at the MacDowell Colony, and he holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Virginia.
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Prodigals

Prodigals by Greg Jackson book cover
ISBN 9780374238131 Farrar, Straus & Giroux / Macmillan

“People are bullets, fired,” the narrator declares in one of the wild, searching stories that make up Greg Jackson's Prodigals. Strivers, misfits, and children of privilege, the restless, sympathetic characters in Jackson's astonishing debut hew to passion and perversity through life's tempests. More about this book >

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    Selected by Lauren Groff >

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Greg Jackson reads from Prodigals, 2016 5 Under 35 Celebration


5 Under 35 Celebration, 2016, Author Panel Discussion

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Greg Jackson

Greg Jackson’s work has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, and the Virginia Quarterly Review. He has been a fiction fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and a resident at the MacDowell Colony, and he holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Virginia. Prodigals is his first book.

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