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Tim Johnston


Assistant Professor
Phone: (901) 678-4590
Email: t.johnston@memphis.edu
Office: Patterson Hall 304                                                         

Education

BA, University of Iowa
MFA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst                                                           

Academic Summary

Professor Johnston teaches fiction workshops and other courses where the close examination of the art and craft of literary storytelling is the primary enterprise.                                

Select Publications

Books

  • Never So Green, a novel (2002, Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
  • Irish Girl, Stories (2009, UNT Press, winner of the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction)
  • Our Girl, a novel (forthcoming from Algonquin Books)

Short Fiction

Johnston's short fiction has appeared in New England Review, The Iowa Review, The Missouri Review, DoubleTake, Best Life Magazine, and Narrative Magazine, among others, as well as the anthologies The Best of The West and The O. Henry Prize Stories.

 

 

                                                        
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