March 2, 2023
Bestselling and National Award-Winning North Carolina Author
“Hell Of A Book: A Meeting with Jason Mott”
March 2, 2023
7 – 8:15 p.m. (EST) | An in-person lecture and moderated Q&A
ECU Main Campus Student Center Ballroom
501 E. 10th St., Greenville, NC 27858
The ECU Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Voyages of Discovery series wraps the season with a discussion with Award-Winning North Carolina author Jason Mott on March 2nd. NCLR Editor and Harriot College Distinguished Professor Margaret D. Bauer will introduce Mott.
Mott earned his BFA in fiction and his MFA in poetry from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. His poetry and fiction has appeared in various literary journals, and he is the author of four novels: The Returned, The Wonder of All Things, The Crossing and Hell Of A Book.
Released in 2021, Hell Of A Book, which discusses the impact and reality of race and identity on the American landscape, won the 2021 National Book Award for Fiction, was a Jenna Bush Hager “Read With Jenna” Book Club pick, Carnegie Medals For Excellence in Fiction Longlist selection, a 2022 Aspen Words Literary Prize Longlist selection, a Joyce Carol Oates Prize Longlist selection and the 2021 Sir Walter Raleigh Prize for Fiction winner.
Following his presentation, Mott will sign copies of Hell Of A Book, which will be available to purchase at the event.
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