A Reading By Mat Johnson
Mat Johnson is the author of the novels Pym, Drop, and Hunting in Harlem, the nonfiction novella The Great Negro Plot, and the comic books Incognegro and Dark Rain. He is a recipient of the United States Artist James Baldwin Fellowship, The Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection, and the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature. He teaches creative writing at the University of Houston Creative Writing Program.
The Visiting Writers Reading Series is supported by Whitman's department of English, the Mabel Groseclose fund, the offices of the Dean/Provost and President, and through a generous anonymous donation.