Jason Mott

Finalist, 2021 National Book Awards

Jason Mott has published three previous novels. His first novel, The Returned, was a New York Times bestseller and was turned into a television series. He has a BFA in Fiction and an MFA in Poetry, both from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. (Photo credit: Michael Becker Photography)
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Hell of a Book

ISBN 9780593330968 Dutton / Penguin Random House

In Jason Mott’s Hell of a Book, a Black author sets out on a cross-country publicity tour to promote his bestselling novel. That storyline drives Hell of a Book and is the scaffolding of something much larger and urgent... More about this book >

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Jason Mott

Jason Mott has published three previous novels. His first novel, The Returned, was a New York Times bestseller and was turned into a television series. He has a BFA in Fiction and an MFA in Poetry, both from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. His poetry and fiction have appeared in various literary journals.

(Photo credit: Michael Becker Photography)

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