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Adam Johnson

This Is What The Future Will Look Like, According To An Award-Winning Author

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 11.27.2015 | Arts

When a spur-of-the-moment mix-up forces Dongjoo -- a protagonist in one of Adam Johnson’s National Book Award-winning short stories -- to hurri...

Fortune Smiles Down Upon Adam Johnson's Readers

Steven Petite | Posted 08.12.2015 | Books
Steven Petite

The 2012 release of The Orphan Master's Son, primarily set in North Korea, painted a portrait of an embattled country and its people in such a vivid and insightful manner that it must have been written by an author with ties to the region.

Science Catches Up to What Authors Have Known Since the Age of Shakespeare: Writing Is Therapeutic

Lee Daniel Kravetz | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Lee Daniel Kravetz

Narcissism aside, there may be some very good reasons for people's natural urge to tell their personal stories.

Minn. Man Charged With Murder Of Teens Who Broke Into His House

AP | AMY FORLITI | Posted 06.25.2013 | Crime

MINNEAPOLIS — A central Minnesota man accused of killing two unarmed teenagers, shooting them multiple times as they tried to break into his hom...

Pulitzer Prize Winner Gets Major Jump In Sales

AP | Posted 06.16.2013 | Books

NEW YORK — After a year's hiatus, the Pulitzer Prize remains golden for fiction writers. Adam Johnson's "The Orphan Master's Son" was in the to...

John Doe in North Korea

Paul Strassfield | Posted 06.15.2013 | Books
Paul Strassfield

The Orphan Master's Son (OMS) is the kind of book that you have to live with for a month to get to know. This experience reinforces its subject, propaganda, and its influence on our privacy.

'Orphan Master's Son' Wins Pulitzer Prize For Fiction

Posted 04.15.2013 | Books

"The Orphan Master's Son" by Adam Johnson won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2013. The book, set in North Korea, is about a young man who rises to bec...

Litquake and San Francisco Writers' Grotto Announce Lit Camp

Nicki Richesin | Posted 11.11.2012 | San Francisco
Nicki Richesin

There's a new literary camp in town. Litquake and the San Francisco Writers' Grotto have joined their wonder twin powers to form Lit Camp a literary writing intensive with representatives from McSweeney's, The Believer, ZYZZYVA and The Rumpus.