Individual Author Record
Drain grew up in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago, and currently resides in the Kenwood neighborhood.
Biographical and Professional Information
Jasmon Drain's debut takes a fictional yet close look at the lives of various residents in the Stateway Gardens projects before and while they were being razed to enable the gentrification of Chicago's South side.
Titles At Your Library
''Stateway's Garden'', *NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS CHOICE, NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY CHICAGO TRIBUNE