Individual Author Record
Drain grew up in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago, and currently resides in the Kenwood neighborhood. He earned his MFA at Chicago State University.
Biographical and Professional Information
Jasmon Drain is a 2010 and 2011 Pushcart Prize nominee. His debut story collection Stateways Garden is a tender coming-of-age story that introduces readers to Tracy, a boy with a touching relationship to his mother and his time growing up in a Chicago public housing projects.
Titles At Your Library
''Stateway's Garden'', *NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS CHOICE, NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY CHICAGO TRIBUNE,