The recipient of many literary awards, Fenton Johnson is the author of a new novel The Man Who Loved Birds, as well as a Harper’s Magazine cover essay (Going It Alone: The Dignity and Challenge of Solitude http://www.fentonjohnson.com/site/publications/essays/cultural-commentary/ ). He is the author of two previous novels, Crossing the River and Scissors, Paper, Rock, as well as Geography of the Heart: A Memoir and Keeping Faith: A Skeptic’s Journey among Christian and Buddhist Monks. His collected essays Everywhere Home: A Life in Essays will be published in 2017. He was recently featured on Terry Gross’s Fresh Air http://www.npr.org/2015/03/12/392564716/inspired-by-monks-a-writer-embraces-his-life-of-solitude.
For more information: www.fentonjohnson.com.