Authors by Letter - J
Barb Johnson’s debut collection of short stories, More of This World or Maybe Another, won a number of prizes, including the American Library Association’s Barbara Gittings Literature Award and second prize at the Barnes & Noble Discover Awards. She is also the recipient of a two-year writing grant from A Room of Her Own Foundation. Johnson lives in New Orleans, where she is the director of the Low Residency MFA program at the University of New Orleans.
T. Geronimo Johnson was born in New Orleans. His fiction and poetry has appeared in Best New American Voices, Indiana Review, Los Angeles Review of Books and Illuminations. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a former Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, Johnson teaches writing at University of California Berkeley. Hold It ‘Til It Hurts is his first book.
Claire Domangue Joller, a Terrebonne Parish native, has received awards from the National Catholic Press Association and the Louisiana Press Association for her newspaper columns.
William Joyce does a lot of stuff — films, apps, Olympic curling — but children’s books are his true bailiwick. His works include The Man in the Moon, Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King and the No. 1 New York Times best-seller, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, which is also an Academy Award-winning short film. He lives with his family in Shreveport.
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