Clifford Thompson

Clifford Thompson received a Whiting Writers' Award for nonfiction in 2013 for Love for Sale and Other Essays, published by Autumn House Press-- which will publish his memoir, Twin of Blackness, in 2015. His essays on books, film, jazz, and American identity have appeared in publications including The Threepenny Review, The Iowa Review, Commonweal, Film Quarterly, Cineaste, Oxford American, and Black Issues Book Review. For over a dozen years he served as the editor of Current Biography.