@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG Learn more about Creative Writing Professor, podcast host, author & IAF guest @jysexton who will join in 1/13 premiere. Watch Thursdays, 8 pm ET, “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny.”
Professor Jared Yates Sexton uses his M.F.A. (Southern Illinois University, 2008) to teach creative writing at Georgia Southern University-Statesboro. In his professorial role, he focuses on Fiction, Creative Writing, Narrative, Realism, Surrealism, Minimalism, Maximalism, Working Class Literature, Changing Masculine Roles, Screenwriting, Popular Culture and Publishing. He has even taught courses on The Handmaid’s Tale.
As a writer, Sexton has published six books, from fiction to non-fiction. They are:
- An End To All Things (2012);
- The Hook and The Haymaker (2015);
- I Am The Oil Of The Engine Of The World (2016);
- The People Are Going To Rise Like The Waters Upon Your Shore: A Story of American Rage (2017);
- The Man They Wanted Me to Be: Toxic Masculinity and a Crisis of Our Making (2020); and
- American Rule: How A Nation Conquered the World But Failed Its People (2020).
Outside the university, Sexton focuses on the state of American Democracy, sharing with readers and listeners alike, the fruits of his research and insights on the challenges we face as a nation, with dry humor and flare. — LMO
“Jared Yates Sexton is the author of The Man They Wanted Me to Be, The People Are Going to Rise Like the Waters Upon Your Shore, American Rule and three collections of fiction. He co-hosts The Muckrake Political Podcast with Nick Hauselman, has a newsletter on Substack, and is Associate Professor of Writing and Linguistics with Georgia Southern University-Statesboro. Sexton has gone undercover into the fascist world and his political writing has appeared in publications including The New York Times, The New Republic, Politico, and Salon.com. He is working on a new book.” — Stand Up! with Pete Dominick, a podcast