Jake Hinkson

Media Arts

Jake Hinkson is the author of several books, including the novels Hell On Church Street, The Posthumous Man, and No Tomorrow, the short story collectionThe Deepening Shade, and the essay collection The Blind Alley: Exploring Film Noir’s Forgotten Corners. He was a a guest lecturer at The Academy in early 2016 and later joined the faculty. 

His work has been translated into French by Gallmeister Editions, and his novel Hell On Church Street was awarded the 2016 Prix Mystère de la Critique, the French mystery critics prize. Since receiving his MFA in Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 2006, he has taught writing and literature at a number of institutions, including Loyola University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.