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Jackson Howard

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Jackson Howard is an editor at Farrar, Straus and Giroux and its imprint MCD, where he acquires and edits a broad range of fiction and nonfiction. Writers he has published include Judith Butler, Brontez Purnell, Laura van den Berg, Sarah Schulman, Catherine Lacey, Jonathan Escoffery, Fernando A. Flores, Susan Straight, Venita Blackburn, Imogen Binnie, Thomas Grattan, Missouri Williams, Kaitlyn Tiffany, and many others. Books he has edited have won or been nominated for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize, the Kirkus Prize, the Lambda Literary Award, the PEN Jean Stein Open Book Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award, the PEN/Hemingway Award, the PEN/Galbraith Award, and the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction.

As a writer, his reviews, profiles, and essays have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Pitchfork, The Cut, Rolling Stone, The Ringer, W., i-D, office, Document, and elsewhere.