About J Journal
Adam Berlin and Jeffrey Heiman are members of the English Department at John Jay College / CUNY.
Both are writers with publications in fiction and non-fiction journals.
Adam Berlin is the author of the novels Headlock and Belmondo Style, and Jeffrey Heiman’s work has been featured in the Best American Essays series.
Here's what some of the critics have said:
“…the content [of J Journal] provides an engaging perspective on justice in America.”
— Library Journal
“From the John Jay College of Criminal Justice comes the new J Journal: a strange and delightful hybrid of literary, creative writing on crime, criminal justice, law, and law enforcement…”
— UTNE Reader
“J” publishes work that grapples with crime, punishment and human rights [and] showcases voices and ideas that do not usually appear in other literary magazines…. I think we can expect great things from this lit mag.”
— The Review Review (2008)
[J Journal is] a mouthwatering literary surprise that had me reading from cover to cover... The editors have taken on a big challenge and they deliver. Each entry seeks to deilver a new edge of nuance on what justice could mean...
— The Review Review (2009)
“Opening this stylish-looking rag is not just a distinct pleasure, it is a nourishing experience.”