Date and time:
302 Caldwell Hall

Mat Johnson, African American and Black Muscogee writer who teaches creative writing at University of Houston, will be reading and speaking on Thursday, August 23 at 4 PM in Caldwell, Room 302. Johnson is the author of Pym, a "sequel"/parody of Edgar Allan Poe's only completed novel, Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket. Among his other books is a graphic novel Incognegro, about black journalists in the South who passed to document lynching. 

Co-sponsored by the Department of English and the Institute for African American Studies.