Hailed by The New York Times as the “funniest sendup of identity politics, the academy and white racial anxiety to hit the scene in years,” Welcome to Braggsville is a razor-sharp satire of contemporary American issues. Join author T Geronimo Johnson as well as co-adapter/director Josh Aaseng and co-adapter Daemond Arrindell for a conversation that explores the themes of this darkly humorous novel.
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T. Geronimo Johnson was born in New Orleans. His fiction and poetry has appeared in Best New American Voices, Indiana Review, LA Review, and Illuminations, and others. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a former Stegner Fellow at Stanford, he has an M.A. from Berkeley in language, literacy, and culture and teaches writing at University of California–Berkeley. He was a 2013 PEN/Faulkner finalist for his first novel, Hold It ‘Til It Hurts.