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CWLS presents Chelsey Johnson


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The Community and World Literary Series proudly presents the award-winning fiction writer Chelsey Johnson who will be reading from and discussing her work Thursday, April 5th, at 7:00pm in MARK 125!

Chelsey Johnson received an MFA in fiction from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where she was a Teaching Writing Fellow, and a Stegner Fellowship from Stanford. Her debut novel Stray City is newly published from Custom House/ HarperCollins in March 2018, and her stories and essays have appeared in Ploughshares, One Story, Ninth Letter, The Rumpus, and NPR's Selected Shorts, among others. She has received fellowships to the MacDowell Colony, the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, and Signal Fire Arts. She is an assistant professor of English at the College of William & Mary.

As always, all CWLS events are free and open to the public—please come, and bring a friend!