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“PYM” by Mat Johnson

We speak with author and University of Houston Creative Writing professor, Mat Johnson, about his novel, Pym, inspired by Edgar Allan Poe’s only book-length fiction, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym. Mat Johnson’s tale has been named a 2011 Notable Book of the Year by half-a-dozen major critics and literary journals.

St.John Flynn chats with Mat Johnson.