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"Many of America's historical cornbreads were staple breads for people who didn't have many other options." -- Jeremy Jackson
Jeremy Jackson is an American author. He was born in Ohio, grew up on a farm in Missouri, and currently lives in Iowa City, Iowa. He is a graduate of Vassar College and the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa. He has written two novels, Life at These Speeds (2002), about a high school boy who finds his life through long-distance running and track, and In Summer (2004), with a similar premise, about a high school graduate caught between his adolescence and adulthood. The manuscript of Life at These Speeds won a James A. Michener/Copernicus Society of America Fellowship in 2000 and was later a seleciton for Barnes & Noble's Discover Great New Writers. Currently, the novel is being developed as a feature film starring Justin Long and Sam Rockwell.
Total Books: 26
Jackson has also written three cookbooks, The Cornbread Book (2003), Desserts That Have Killed Better Men Than Me (2004) and Good Day for a Picnic (2005). His recipes and food writing have appeared in the Chicago Tribune, The Washington Post, and Food and Wine. The Cornbread Book was nominated for a James Beard Award.
Jeremy Jackson also writes young adult novels under the pseudonym Alex Bradley. Alex Bradley's first novel was "24 Girls in 7 Days" (2005), about a romantically challenged teenager who dates 24 girls in 7 days. His second novel was "Hot Lunch" (2007), about two high school girls who have to take over their school's hot lunch program as punishment for a food fight. Many young adults, as they are so put, have enjoyed these novels.
Jackson's website Jackson's cookbook publisher's website about him Jackson's website for his alias, Alex Bradley A long interview with Jackson, mostly on the topic of his novels.