Clifford Thompson

Clifford Thompson is a novelist and essayist. He received a Whiting Writers' Award for nonfiction in 2013 for Love for Sale and Other Essays, published by Autumn House Press, which will release his memoir, Twin of Blackness, in July. He is the author of the novel Signifying Nothing, and his essays on books, film, jazz, and American identity have appeared in The Threepenny Review, The Iowa Review, Cineaste, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and Black Issues Book Review, among other publications. Thompson has taught at both Columbia University and NYU.


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