Tim Johnston

Assistant Professor

Phone
901.678.4590
Email
tpjhnst1@memphis.edu
Fax
901.678.2226
Office
Patterson Hall 304
Office Hours
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Education

BA, University of Iowa
MFA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Academic Summary

Professor Johnston teaches fiction workshops and other courses where the close examination of the art and craft of literary storytelling is the primary enterprise.

Select Publications

Books

  • Never So Green, a novel (2002, Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
  • Irish Girl, Stories (2009, UNT Press, winner of the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction)
  • Descent, a novel (2015, Algonquin Books)

Short Fiction

Johnston's short fiction has appeared in New England Review, The Iowa Review, The Missouri Review, DoubleTake, Best Life Magazine, and Narrative Magazine, among others, as well as the anthologies The Best of The West and The O. Henry Prize Stories.