Superpower //a sense of rhythm, both behind the keyboard and a set of drums.

Jordan Jacks holds an M.F.A. from Washington University in St. Louis and a B.A. in English from Yale. His fiction has appeared in The Iowa Review,The Yale ReviewWeekday,Territory, and The Organist, the podcast from KCRW and McSweeney’s.  Jordan was the 2015-2016 James C. McCreight Fellow in Fiction at The Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, and has been awarded scholarships and/or residencies from Bread Loaf, The Sewanee Writers’ Conference, The Key West Literary Seminar, St. Albans School, Washington University in St. Louis, and The James Merrill House.


Originally from Texas, he lives in Madison, Wisconsin, where he is finishing his first novel and a collection of short stories.