J. Adams OaksJ. Adams Oaks is the author of Why I Fight (A Richard Jackson Book, Simon and Schuster), which is a Junior Library Guild Selection and won awards from the National Society of Arts and Letters, Friends of American Writers, Illinois Arts Council, and has been included in the “2010 ALA Best Books For Young Adults” and “Texas Tayshas Reading List.” His short fiction appears in River Oak Review, Cellstories, The Madison Review, as well as The Way We Sleep and Windy City Queer Anthologies, and has been featured on Chicago Public Radio. He currently lives in Chicago, where he is a performer, curator, editor for the 2nd Story storytelling series. He hard at work on my second novel.





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