Literary

Denis Johnson

 
 
Thu, Jun 21, 2012
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Moderated by Deborah Treisman
“a visionary angel, a Kerouac, or, better yet, a Blake, who has seen his demon and yearned for God and forged a language to contain them both”
—Newsday

Denis Johnson is the author of several novels, including the National Book Award winner  Tree of Smoke The Name of the World Already Dead: A California Gothic Resuscitation of a Hanged Man, and  The Stars at Noon. He also penned the short story collection  Jesus' Son, the poetry collections The Throne of the  Third Heaven of the Nations Millennium General Assembly The Veil, and  The Incognito Lounge, and the forthcoming book of plays  Soul of a Whore and Purvis: Two Plays in Verse. Johnson is the recipient of a Lannan fellowship in fiction and a Whiting Writer's Award.

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