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Mateo Askaripour

Real Fiction Radio Broadcast: January 6, 2020 12 p.m. ET on WERA-FM 96.7 Arlington, VA

What would diversity and Inclusion in the workplace look like if you were the only person in an office who looked like you? Novelist Mateo Askaripour challenges assumptions about race and opportunity and what it means to see people and value their potential when they don’t follow a typical path up the ladder. Black Buck is a highly anticipated novel released January 5, 2021.

BLACK BUCK was published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) on January 5th, 2021.

Askaripour's writing has appeared in Lit Hub, Electric Literature, Entrepreneur, The Rumpus, Catapult, Medium, and more. He was also a 2018 Rhode Island Writers Colony writer-in-residence.


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