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02/25 Visiting Writers Series: Dana Johnson

Posted by on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 in event.

February 25, 7PM CST | Click here to register


Dana Johnson book coverDana Johnson is the author of the short story collection In the Not Quite Dark (Counterpoint, 2016). She is also the author of Break Any Woman Down, winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, and the novel Elsewhere, California. Both books were nominees for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. Her work has appeared in The Paris ReviewCallalooThe Iowa Review and Huizache, among others, and anthologized in Watchlist: 32 Stories by Persons of InterestShaking the Tree: A Collection of New Fiction and Memoir by Black Women, and California Uncovered: Stories for the 21st Century. Born and raised in and around Los Angeles, she is a professor of English at the University of Southern California.


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