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Clifford Thompson

October 19, Copley Square and October 20, Dudley Square
Clifford Thompson is a writer whose work has appeared in Best American Essays, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Iowa Review, Film Quarterly, and other publications. He is the recipient of a Whiting Writers Award for nonfiction and teaches at New York University, Sarah Lawrence College, and the Bennington Writing Seminars. His latest book is What It Is: Race, Family, and One Thinking Black Man’s Blues.