Mitchell S. Jackson

Oct 17, 2019

02:30 PM

Glenn Schaeffer Library, Frank Conroy Reading Room

507 North Clinton Street, Iowa City, IA 52245

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Mitchell Jackson | Photo by John Ricard

Mitchell S. Jackson will give a brief reading and then a question and answer session at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, October 17 in the Frank Conroy Reading Room of the UI Glenn Schaeffer Library.  

Mitchell S. Jackson’s debut novel The Residue Years and his nonfiction book Survival Math: Notes on an All-American Family received wide critical praise. Jackson is the winner of a Whiting Award and The Ernest J. Gaines Prize for Literary Excellence. A formerly incarcerated person, Jackson is also a social and criminal justice advocate who, as part of his outreach, visits prisons and youth facilities in the United States and abroad.

Photo Credit | John Ricard

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