February 22, 2018
Highland Park High School
Keynote at 7:00 pm
Book signing from 8:00 to 8:45 pm
FREE and open to the public!
Adam Johnson is the author of THE ORPHAN MASTER’S SON, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and the California Book Award and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and FORTUNE SMILES, winner of the National Book Award and the Story Prize and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Mr. Johnson’s other awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers’ Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and a Stegner Fellowship; he was also a finalist for the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Award. His previous books are EMPORIUM, a short story collection, and the novel PARASITES LIKE US. Johnson teaches creative writing at Stanford University and lives in San Francisco with his wife and children.