Mat Johnson Lecture

Dallas, TX

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Mat Johnson Lecture

Gilbert Lecture Series

November 7, 2012 - McCord Auditorium 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Reception: Dallas Hall, 3rd Floor Rotunda, 6 p.m.
Lecture: Dallas Hall, McCord Auditorium, 6:30 p.m.

PYMMat Johnson is a novelist who sometimes writes other things. He 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. Mat Johnson is a faculty member at the University of Houston Creative Writing Program.

Pym (March 2011), Incognegro (February 2008), The Great Negro Plot (February 2007), John Constantine Hellblazer: Papa Midnite (April 2006), Hunting in Harlem (May 2003), Drop (February 2002).