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Jackson, Jeremy (Alex Bradley)

Pen Name: Alex Bradley

Comments from the author about writing:
For me, writing is a process of discovery.  And each project is an opportunity to explore something new, which I think is one reason I write in multiple genres.  I hope that my books bring the thrill of discovery to readers, too.

Literary awards received and date received:

  • Iowa Arts Council Grant, 2005
  • Finalist James Beard Award for The Cornbread Book, 2003
  • Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection, Life at These Speeds, 2002
  • James Michener/Copernicus Society of America Fellowship, 2000
  • The Mark Johnson Screenwriting Fellowship, 1997
  • The Henfield Prize for Fiction from The Transatlantic Review, 1997

Book Types: Fiction, Nonfiction

Audience Types: Young Adult, Adult

Genres: Cookbooks, Realistic Fiction

Are you willing to do programs for schools, libraries, or other groups? Yes

If you are willing to do programs, will you charge a fee? No

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County: Johnson

Books By This Author

  • I Will Not Leave You Comfortless: A Memoir, Milkweed Press, Minneapolis, MN, 2012.
  • Hot Lunch (Alex Bradley), Dutton, New York, NY, 2007
  • 24 Girls in 7 Days (Alex Bradley), Dutton, New York, NY, 2005
  • Good Day for a Picnic, William Morrow, New York, NY, 2005.
  • In Summer, Thomas Dunne Books, New York, NY, 2004.
  • Desserts That Have Killed Better Men Than Me, William Morrow, New York, NY, 2004.
  • The Cornbread Book, HarperCollins, New York, NY, 2003
  • Life at These Speeds, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY, 2002

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