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SDIFF 2023 presents American Fiction

SDIFF 2023 presents American Fiction

Reviewed by Alicia Glass Frustrated by the reduction of black authors to base stereotype tropes, writer Monk creates a “black enough” author persona, only to find himself instantly popular for all the wrong reasons! So Thelonius Ellison (Jeffrey Wright) never much cared for his name, he prefers to be called Monk, and they never really give a why or where it came from. But the name Thelonius is on every single last book Monk has published, and there has been a few, which of course no one seems...

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