Wednesday, February 22, 2023
James Madison College Black History Month Symposium featuring National Book Award Winner Jason Mott
(Conferences / Seminars / Lectures)
Please join us on February 22, 2023 for James Madison College's Black History Month Symposium, featuring National Book Award Winner Jason Mott.
Jason Mott is a best-selling author. Mott's fourth book, entitled Hell of a Book, discusses racism, police violence, and the lived experiences of African Americans. Mott's book has received the following recognitions:
National Book Award for Fiction;
Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction Longlist selection;
2022 Aspen Words Literary Prize Longlist selection;
2022 Chatauqua Prize Finalist;
Joyce Carol Oates Prize Longlist selection;
2022 Housatonic Book Award Winner; and
2021 Sir Walter Raleigh Prize for Fiction winner
Between February 2 and February 23, a free copy of Hell of a Book will be available in Room 328A South Case Hall on a first-come, first-serve basis.