Jeff Jackson is the author of the novel Mira Corpora, published this fall by Two Dollar Radio. It’s a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His short fiction has appeared in Guernica, Vice, and The Collagist and been performed in New York and Los Angeles by New River Dramatists. He edited the literary anthology Topograph: Fiction from the Carolinas and the Landscape Beyond. Five of his plays have been produced by the Obie Award-winning Collapsable Giraffe theater company in New York City, including Botanica which was selected by The New York Times as “one of 2012′s most galvanizing theater moments.” He also served as director for the NoDa Film Festival, Arts Editor for Charlotte Viewpoint, and founder of the popular jazz website Destination: Out.