Charles Johnson

National Book Award winner for Middle Passage, Charles Johnson has also written the novels Oxherding Tale, Dreamer, and Faith and the Good Thing.

  • National Book Award-winning author of Middle Passage, Dr. Charles Johnson writes remarkable parables of the African-American experience.
  • A noted scholar of Buddhism, and has written insightfully about the life and philosophies of Martin Luther King Jr.
  •  He received the Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and is widely regarded as one of America’s greatest living writers.
  •  His books include: Black Humor, Faith and the Good Thing , Oxherding Tale, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice: Tales and Conjurations, Being and Race: Black Writing Since 1970, Dreamer, Soulcatcher: And Other Stories, Turning the Wheel, and Dr. King’s Refrigerator: And Other Bedtime Stories.

 

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