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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Fenton Johnson

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Fenton Johnson was born ninth of nine children into a Kentucky whiskey-making family of storytellers. His latest book, a collection of essays titled "Everywhere Home: A Life in Essays," was selected for the Bruckheimer Series in Kentucky Literature and was published by Sarabande Press. His most recent novel, "The Man Who Loved Birds," was supported by a Guggenheim Fellowship and was published concurrently with new editions of his earlier award-winning novels "Scissors, Paper, Rock" and "Crossing the River." "Scissors" was nominated for the San Francisco Bay Area Book Reviewers Award and the Boston Review Fisk Award for best fiction.

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Everywhere Home: A Life in Essays
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Sarabande Books
May 2017
ISBN 9781941411438
216 pages
$15.95, INSTOCK
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Part retrospective, part memoir in essays, Johnson's collection explores sexuality, religion, geography, the AIDS crisis, and more.

The Man Who Loved Birds: A Novel
Fiction / Literature
University Press of Kentucky
January 2016
ISBN 9780813166599
$24.95, INSTORE
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