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Though thrilled with his teaching job, he’s dismayed by one fact: “In four years at Bard, I’ve had exactly zero students of African descent in my creative writing classes.” But Mat Johnson finds that the Hudson Valley has its own sort of diversity. “Where else can you go to Best Buy and see a Tibetan monk buying a widescreen TV?”

To read an excerpt from Mat Johnson's The Great Negro Plot, click here:

Author and Bard College professor Mat Johnson. - JENNIFER MAY
  • Jennifer May
  • Author and Bard College professor Mat Johnson.
JENNIFER MAY
  • Jennifer May

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