About the Author
Mat Johnson's first novel, Drop, was a B&N Discover Great New Writers selection. His second novel, Hunting in Harlem, won the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. Most recently, he wrote the novel Pym (Spiegel & Grau). He has written for a variety of publications, including a stint as a columnist for Time Out New York. Johnson currently teaches at the University of Houston Creative Writing Program. Johnson is also the author of the Vertigo graphic novels DARK RAIN: A NEW ORLEANS STORY, INCOGNEGRO and JOHN CONSTANTINE, HELLBLAZER: PAPA MIDNIGHT.