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Jason Mott
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
Main Campus Student Center Ballroom, 501 E. 10th St., Greenville, NC 27858


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.


*ECU faculty, staff, and students may request a FREE lecture ticket (does not include receptions). To receive a free ticket, an individual must go to the ECU Central Ticket Office, located in the Main Campus Student Center, and present an ECU 1 Card.

ECU and Harriot College will continue to follow health guidelines during the 2022-2023 Voyages Series. Events are subject to change.

ECU updates are available online: https://returnofpiratenation.ecu.edu/

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