3 Stars for MY MONTICELLO

Jocelyn Nicole Johnson’s short story collection MY MONTICELLO–a formidable and wildly original debut–has received THREE starred reviews!

“A sharp debut by a writer with wit and confidence.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Johnson wrestles with questions of racial identity, post-racial society, and the legacies of slavery in her masterly debut collection… This incandescent work speaks not just to the moment, but to history.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

“This fiction collection is an astonishing display of craftsmanship and heart-tugging narratives. Johnson is a brilliant storyteller who gracefully reflects a clear mirror on a troubled America.”–Booklist, starred review

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