Mitchell Jackson wins Whiting Award.

‘What comes to mind first is MLK: the used car lots, the liquor store, the barbershops, the beauty supply, the car washes, Albina Bank, the precinct, the Job Corps office, the gas stations that sold that cut-rate low-octane that gave my ride the coughs.’

–The Residue Years, by Mitchell Jackson

Jackson’s won the Whiting Award, it’s been announced, with its $50,000 prize.

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