Engaged Scholar

Americus: A Novel

"With this novel, Datcher joins August Wilson and Toni Morrison as an American storyteller." —P. Gabrielle Forman

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Animating Black and Brown Liberation: A Theory of American Literatures

"Michael Datcher posits a bold new way of approaching a variety of important texts ... This volume is a thought-provoking addition to the world of literary criticism." —Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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Raising Fences

New York Times Bestseller. "Riveting."—USA Today

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Dr. Michael Datcher is an engaged scholar and the author of the critically-acclaimed  New York Times Bestseller Raising Fences (a TODAY SHOW Book Club Pick), the novel AMERICUS and the book of literary theory ANIMATING BLACK AND BROWN LIBERATION: A Theory of American Literatures.