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Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Poetry

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Jackson lives in Chicago. She attended University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for her bachelor's degree and received her doctoral degree in English Language and Literature from University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Lauren Michele Jackson teaches in the Departments of English and African American Studies at Northwestern University. Her writing about race and culture has appeared in The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Essence, the New Republic, Teen Vogue, Rolling Stone, and New York magazine, among many other places.


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Awards

-- """White Negroes"""

-- *11 notable Chicago books of 2019, Chicago Tribune

-- *68 Books For Every Person On Your Holiday List,” Buzzfeed, 2019

-- *13 Must-Read Books for Fall, Wired, 2019

-- *November 2019 Reads for the Rest of Us, Ms. Magazine, 2019

-- *5 books to read in November, The A/V Club, 2019

-- *6 STUNNING DEBUT BOOKS BY WOMEN TO READ THIS FALL, Book Riot, 2019