Clifford Thompson

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Clifford Thompson is the author of Signifying Nothing: A Novel (2009), Love for Sale and Other Essays (2013), Twin of Blackness: A Memoir (2015), and What It Is: Race, Family, and One Thinking Black Man’s Blues (2019). His work has appeared in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Times Literary Supplement, The Threepenny Review, and Best American Essays 2018, among other publications. Thompson is a member of Blue Mountain Gallery, a painters' collective, and is the author and illustrator of the graphic novel Big Man and the Little Men, due out from Other Press in Fall 2022.

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