All year long, Charlotte magazine's staff of editors and writers scour the city for the best of the best—from dining to nightlife to culture to shopping, from pampering to pets to parks. We also ask you to vote for your favorites—which you do by the tens of thousands. Then, each May, we present the BOB Awards, recognizing Charlotte's Best of the Best. Every winner since 2011—Editor's Picks and Voters' Choice—is listed in this database, which is easily searchable. Consider this your ultimate guide to Charlotte's Best of the Best.

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BOB Awards Winner's Guide

Jeff Jackson

MapCharlotte, NC
  • Arts & Culture


With his debut novel, Mira Corpora, Jackson garnered praise from Don DeLillo and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. (He’s working on his second novel now.) His experimental plays have exploded in New York, with five performed by an Obie Award-winning company. He’s also an arts and culture critic with a long list of publications on his resume.


Best Author- 2015 and 2017.

Additional Information:

Year Won: 2015
Pick: Editor's Pick
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