Biographies: Last Name beginning with 'J'

Juan Cole is a Middle East scholar, distinguished academic, and commentator who has, for three...
Major Jackson is the author of five books of poetry, including The Absurd Man...
Mitchell S. Jackson is an assistant professor of creative writing at the University of Chicago...
Dahr Jamail is an award-winning author and journalist. In 2003 he was one of...
Marlon James’s A Brief History of Seven Killings was the winner of the 2015 Man...
Leslie Jamison has published one novel, The Gin Closet, a finalist for the Los Angeles...
Randa Jarrar is a novelist, short story writer, essayist, and translator. She grew up in...
Gish Jen has published in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, The New Republic, The...
Nicholas Jenkins is an assistant professor in the English Department at Stanford University. He writes...
Toni Jensen is the author of a short story collection, From the Hilltop, and a...
Tyehimba Jess is the author of two books of poetry, Leadbelly and Olio. Olio won...
Chalmers Johnson is president of the Japan Policy Research Institute, a non-profit organization devoted to...
Denis Johnson‘s story “Homeless and High” begins, “I arrived penniless in Berkeley in February of...
Bill Johnston is a translator from the Polish. He has held fellowships from the National...
Tayari Jones is the author of the novels Leaving Atlanta (2009), The Untelling (2007)...
Ann Jones is a journalist, photographer, and the author of numerous works of nonfiction, including...
Parneshia Jones is the author of Vessel: Poems (Milkweed Editions). After studying creative writing at...
Brian Jones is a teacher, actor and activist. His commentary and writings have appeared on...
Artist Cassandra C. Jones has made a habit out of making art. She explains, “I...
Edward P. Jones was born in 1950 in Washington, DC. He received a scholarship to...
Rodney Jones’s books of poetry include Salvation Blues: 100 Poems, 1985-2005, which won the Kingsley...
A. Van Jordan is the author of four collections: Rise, which won the PEN/Oakland Josephine...
Fady Joudah is a practicing physician of internal medicine in Houston. He has three collections...

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