Jackson Bliss
Jackson Bliss is the author of BLANK, Atlas of Tiny Desires, Dream Pop Origami and The Ninjas of My Greater Self. His essays + short stories have appeared in Tin House, Antioch Review, Kenyon Review, Fiction, Quarterly West, ZYZZYVA, Fiction International, Stand (UK), Connecticut Review, Kartika Review, Quarter after Eight, Notre Dame Review, News (Australia), Good Men Project and African American Review, among others. You can find him at www.jacksonbliss.com and on Twitter.

My website is: http://www.jacksonbliss.com/

Entries by Jackson Bliss

Driving the World Insane

(2) Comments | Posted 23 March 2014 | (20:50)

Because I'm an undocumented sadomasochist, I used to run in LA three times a week. To avoid getting run over by ninja-silent Priuses and also to minimize my exposure to LA's notoriously high levels of particle and ozone pollution, I used to run in the early evening from K-Town all...

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10 Ways to Love Your Life

(0) Comments | Posted 10 February 2014 | (23:16)

1. Eat Well: eat lots of local organic veggies, nuts, fruits and whole grains. It'll make your body feel amazing, help you operate at peak efficiency and also support local farmers, businesses and artisans. When in doubt, make homemade brownies.

2. Big Sleep: set aside eight to nine hours...

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How Marriage Made Me a Better Man

(0) Comments | Posted 24 January 2014 | (18:06)

After LB and I became serious, I routinely ignored her hints about getting married, flicking them off my sleeves like breadcrumbs. Usually, I'd change the subject. Or I'd give her a long hug and tell her I loved her. Besides, she was a decorated marriage veteran, wearing an invisible Purple...

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How to Stay in Love

(3) Comments | Posted 16 January 2014 | (15:15)

1. Find your teenage courage to love again

Love LB with everything you've got. Love her like you did six years ago, back when you were the boldest version of yourself. Love like you have nothing to lose except solitude, fear and cynicism. The audacity you had then is the...

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