Paul Beatty

Paul  Beatty

Slumberland, Tuff, and The White Boy Shuffle are among Paul Beatty's novels, as are Big Bank Take Little Bank and Joker, Joker, Deuce, his poetry collections. Hokum: An Anthology of African-American Comedy is his edited collection. For his novel The Sellout, he became the first American to receive the Man Booker Prize in 2016. He won the American Academy of Arts and Letters Literary Award in 2017. He currently resides in New York City.