ADAM JOHNSON is a Professor of English with an emphasis in creative writing at Stanford University and the founder of the Stanford Graphic Novel Project. Winner of a Whiting Award and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the American Academy in Berlin, he is the author of several books, including FORTUNE SMILES, which won the 2015 National Book Award, and the novel THE ORPHAN MASTER’S SON which was awarded the 2013 Pulitzer Prize. Johnson’s fiction has appeared in Esquire, GQ, Playboy, Harper’s Magazine, Granta, Tin House, and BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES. His work has been translated into more than 30 languages.
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