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T. Geronimo Johnson


T. Geronimo Johnson

Born and raised in New Orleans, T. Geronimo Johnson is the bestselling author of WELCOME TO BRAGGSVILLE and HOLD IT 'TIL IT HURTS, a finalist for the 2013 PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction. He received his M.F.A. from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and his M.A. in language, literacy and culture from UC Berkeley. He has taught writing and held fellowships --- including a Stegner Fellowship and an Iowa Arts Fellowship --- at Arizona State University, Iowa, Berkeley, Western Michigan University and Stanford. He lives in Berkeley, California.

Books by T. Geronimo Johnson

by T. Geronimo Johnson - Fiction

From the PEN/Faulkner finalist and critically acclaimed author of HOLD IT ‘TIL IT HURTS comes a dark and socially provocative southern-fried comedy about four liberal UC Berkeley students who stage a mock lynching during a Civil War reenactment --- a fierce, funny, tragic work from a bold new writer.