Short stories by Jocelyn Nicole Johnson

Jocelyn Nicole Johnson's short stories and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in the Guardian, Guernica, Literary Mama, Phoebe, Shenandoah, and elsewhere. 'Control Negro' was featured in Best American Short Stories 2018, guest edited by Roxane Gay, and read live by LeVar Burton as part of PRI series, Selected Shorts. 'The King of Xandria' placed 1st in Press 53's annual fiction contest, and was nominated for a Pushcart. Jocelyn lives, writes, and teaches art to public school children in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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A young man secretly fathers a child that he grooms from afar to be the perfect child he can use as a control in his experiment comparing the white experience and the Black experience.