UHV/ABR READING SERIES
DATE: Wednesday 10/10/2012
TIME: Noon to 1:00 p.m.
PLACE: University of Houston-Victoria, Alcorn Auditorium (UW 204)
SPEAKER: Mat Johnson
Mat Johnson is 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 frequently writes about race and culture issues. Johnson is an assistant professor for the University of Houston Creative Writing Program. He is a recipient of the U.S. Artist James Baldwin Fellowship, Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection and John Dos Passos Prize for Literature.
Dark Rain: A New Orleans StoryDark Rain: A New Orleans Story (2010)
Incognegro SC (2008)
The Great Negro Plot: A Tale of Conspiracy and Murder in Eighteenth Century New York (2007)
Papa Midnight (2005)
Hunting in Harlem (2003)