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Bret Anthony Johnston

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Bret Anthony Johnston is the author of the award-winning Corpus Christi: Stories, which was named a best book of the year by The Independent (London) and The Irish Times, and the editor of Naming the World: And Other Exercises for the Creative Writer. His work has appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Esquire, The Paris Review, The Best American Short Stories, and elsewhere. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts literature fellowship and a 5 Under 35 honor from the National Book Foundation. He teaches in the Bennington Writing Seminars and... Read More

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Corpus Christi
Stories
Written by Bret Anthony Johnston


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: June 14, 2005
Price: $15.00

From an acclaimed and award-winning young writer comes an intensely moving debut collection set in the eye of life’s storms. In Corpus Christi, Texas—a town often hit by hurricanes— parents, children, and lovers come together and fall apart, bonded and battered by memories of loss that they feel as acutely as... Read more >
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Corpus Christi
Stories
Written by Bret Anthony Johnston


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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Naming the World
And Other Exercises for the Creative Writer
Edited by Bret Anthony Johnston


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $16.00

You already have the tools to become a gifted writer; what you need is the spark. Harvard creative writing professor and acclaimed author Bret Anthony Johnston brings you an irresistible interactive guide to the craft of narrative writing. From developing characters to building conflict, from mastering dialogue to setting the scene... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Naming the World
And Other Exercises for the Creative Writer
Edited by Bret Anthony Johnston


Format: eBook, 400 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: December 24, 2008
Price: $13.99

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Remember Me Like This
A Novel
Written by Bret Anthony Johnston


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $26.00

A gripping novel with the pace of a thriller but the nuanced characterization and deep empathy of some of the literary canon’s most beloved novels, Remember Me Like This introduces Bret Anthony Johnston as one of the most gifted storytellers writing today. With his sophisticated and emotionally taut plot and his... Read more >
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Remember Me Like This
A Novel
Written by Bret Anthony Johnston


Format: eBook, 400 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $12.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
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