Join us for the next Ask the Author with award-winning author Kim Johnson as she shares her journey to publication.
Thursday, June 23, 2022
6-8 PM Pacific
Wordcrafters Online Zoom Studio
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Join us for an evening with Kim Johnson, author of the award-winning young adult novel, This Is My America. She’ll sharing about her journey to getting an agent, the publication process, and beyond. Bring your burning questions about writing and the writing industry so you can Ask the Author.
Ask the Author is an informal series offering writers the opportunity to learn from professional writers and also connect with their community of writers.
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About Kim Johnson
Kim Johnson held leadership positions in social justice organizations as a teen and in college, and is now an author and vice provost at the University of Oregon. She maintains engagement in various organizations while also mentoring Black student leaders and serving as a graduate advisor and member of an historically Black sorority.
This Is My America is her bestselling novel that explores racial injustice against innocent Black men who are criminally sentenced and the families left behind to pick up the pieces. She is an award-winning novelist, with 2021 accolades that include the Pacific Northwest Book Award and Malka Penn Human Rights Award for Children’s Literature. She holds degrees from the University of Oregon and the University of Maryland, College Park. Visit her online or follow her on Twitter @KCjohnsonwrites or Instagram.