Book Reading with Author Tim Johnston

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Wendell Phillips Center (WPC), Room 140
1000-1070 W Stadium Dr, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA 95204

Pacific welcomes best-selling author Tim Johnston, who will read from his new literary thriller, "The Current." He will also be available for a book-signing following the event.

Johnston is the author of the novels "Descent "and "The Current" (Jan 22, 2019), 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. Johnston's stories have also appeared in New England Review, New Letters, The Iowa Review, The Missouri Review, Double Take, Best Life Magazine, and Narrative Magazine, 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.  

The Current by Tim Johnston

Event Type

Speaker, Lecture/Presentation

Sponsoring Department

College of the Pacific, English Department, Religious Studies, Phi Beta Kappa


General Public, University Community

College of the Pacific


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