Mitchell S. Jackson discusses his newest book, SURVIVAL MATH.
Tags: Chuck Palahniuk, Edward P. Jones, Gordon Lish, intergenerational trauma, Jesmyn Ward, Mitchell S. Jackson, Nicole Treska, Oregon, Portland, racial inequality, Racism, segregation, Survival Math, The Residue Years, Tom Spanbauer, white supremacists, White Supremacy
Rumpus editors share their favorite fiction, poetry, and nonfiction books that deal with crime, criminals, and the criminal justice system.
Tags: Adam Sternbergh, Alex Gilvarry, All Things Violent, An American Marriage, Ann Quin, apology, Attica Locke, Berg, Bluebird Bluebird, crime, crime and punishment, Danez Smith, David McDuff, Don't Call Us Dead, Donna Tartt, edwidge danticat, Etheridge Knight, From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant, Fuminori Nakamura, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Habeas Corpus, I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, Jennifer Pashley, Jill McDonough, Jon Pineda, Jung Yun, Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District, Last Winter We Parted, Louise Erdrich, Michelle Alexander, Michelle McNamara, Mitchell Jackson, murder, Nikki Dolson, Nikolai Leskov, Poems from Prison, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Shahid Reads His Own Palm, Shelter, Shovel Ready, Simone John, Sujata Massey, Susan Perabo, Tayari Jones, Testify, The Dew Breaker, The Fall of Lisa Bellow, The New Jim Crow, The Residue Years, The Round House, The Scamp, The Secret History, The Widows of Malabar Hill, What to Read When
Cullen Thomas sits down with Mitchell S. Jackson to discuss
The Residue Years, overlooked and ignored communities, studying with Gordon Lish, and writing dangerously. ...more
Our essays editor Roxane Gay reviewed Mitchell S. Jackson’s The Residue Years for the New York Times Sunday Book Review, and she makes it sound like one hell of a book: There is warmth and wit, and a hard-won wisdom about the intersection of race and poverty in America. Before Grace finds work, she has to contend […]