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Tim Johnston



Christine Beane

Tim Johnston is the author of the novels Descent and The Current, the story collection Irish Girl, and the Young Adult novel Never So Green. Published in 2009, the stories of Irish Girl won an O. Henry Prize, the New Letters Award for Writers, and the Gival Press Short Story Award, while the collection itself won the 2009 Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction. Tim’s stories have also appeared in New England Review, New Letters, The Iowa Review, The Missouri Review, Double Take, Best Life Magazine, and NarrativeMagazine, among others. He holds degrees from the University of Iowa and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. In 2011-12 he was the Jenny McKean Moore Writer-in-Washington Fellow at The George Washington University, and he is the recipient of the 2015 Iowa Author Award. Tim currently lives in Iowa City, Iowa.

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Book:
The Current
Mystery / Thrillers
Algonquin Books
January 2019
ISBN 9781616206772
352 pages
$27.95, NYP
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A Stunning New Novel from the Bestselling Author of Descent Tim Johnston, whose 2015 national bestseller Descent was called "astonishing" by the Washington Post and "unforgettable" by the Miami Herald, returns with another tour de force about the indelible impact of acrime on the lives of innocent people. More/less

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